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Castlehill Wood, St Ninians, Stirling, Stirlingshire

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NS 75074 90902 Also Known as:  Canmore ID 46233 Castlehill Wood Getting Here Take the Gateside Road from St Ninians or Polmaise Road out of Torbrex across the M9, heading out west onto the southern moors of … Continue reading

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Castle Craig, Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

‘Fort’ (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 9116 9769 Also Known as: Canmore ID 48294 Archaeology & History This ancient fort could once be seen in the ancient woodlands on the western side of the Mill Glen, above the village, going … Continue reading

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Firbrush Point, Killin, Perthshire

Dun (destroyed): OS Grid Reference – NN 603 337 Archaeology & History Not to be confused with the ‘fort’ shown on modern OS-maps on the wooded slopes a few hundred yards to the south, the denuded remains of this site … Continue reading

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Duncroisk, Glen Lochay, Perthshire

Dun (lost): OS Grid Reference – NN 539 386 (approximation) Also Known as: Dun croisgh Lairig Breisleich Laraig Bhreislich Archaeology & History Although this site doesn’t appear in the modern records, the remote situation of the place suggests that some remains … Continue reading

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Dun Chathach, Connel, Argyll

Hillfort: OS Grid Reference – NM 967 340 Also known as: Dun Cathich Getting Here Go up from Oban on the A85, past Connel and towards Taynuilt, keeping your eye out for where the train-line crosses the road. Just before … Continue reading

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Dun Gallain, Colonsay, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NR 348 931 Getting Here Bittova trek this one.  Once on Colonsay, head out onto the B8086 road west of Scalasaig until you, past Machrins, and onto the gold course. Take the footpath across it … Continue reading

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Dun Chonallaich, Ford, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8544 0366 Getting Here There’s two real ways to get up here: one from the Oban-Kilmartin roadside; the other from Ford village. I’d go for the latter as it avoids the traffic. Walk up the … Continue reading

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