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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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Auchensalt, Thornhill, Stirlingshire

Broch:  OS Grid Reference – NN 6533 0099 Also Known as: Canmore ID 24398 Easter Borland Keir Getting Here Take the A873 from Thornhill to Aberfoyle, and literally 1 mile west of Thornhill turn right up the track up and past Easter … 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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Caisteal Nan Coin Dubh, Craobh Haven, Argyll

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NM 8000 0763 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22744 Archaeology & History Up above the roadside leading down the gorgeous Craobh Haven road, we not only find remains of a previously unrecorded standing stone, but we see … 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 Toiseach, Ford, Kilmartin, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 880 047 Getting Here You can see the rocky hillock ‘pon which this old dun sits from the roadside – and can approach it by either climbing up the slope, or go round t’ … Continue reading

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Wallstale, Cambusbarron, Stirling

Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NS 7744 9085 Also Known as: Canmore ID 46232 Getting Here To be found on the wooded hill about 160 yards north of Wallstale Farm, on the Polmaise Road on the western side of the … 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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The Bastard, Campbeltown, Argyll

Hillfort / Dun:  OS Grid Reference – NR 7612 1220 Also Known as: Canmore ID 38722 Dun Bastard Getting Here Pretty easy.  From Campbeltown, follow the coastal round south for about 8 miles, past the TV masts on the skyline and … Continue reading

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