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Dun Bhuirg, Iona, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 265 246 Also known as: Dun Cul Bhuirg Getting Here Take the road that cuts across the island, west, until you reach the stupid golf-course.  Walk across it, heading for the coast (not the … Continue reading

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Dun Mac Sniachan, Benderloch, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – NM 9032 3822 Also Known as: Dun mac Uisneachan Dun Uisnach Beregonium Archaeology & History This is a fine-looking monument amidst a fine piece of landscape!  The site was constructed over various centuries, beginning in … 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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Creag a’ Chapuill, Ford, Kilmartin, Argyll

Hillfort:  OS grid reference – NM 855 024 Getting Here Dead easy!  From Kilmartin go north towards Oban and turn right a mile onwards, to Ford and Loch Awe.  Keep on the tiny road for about 2 miles and if … Continue reading

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Castleberg, Nesfield, North Yorkshire

Hillfort:  OS Grid Reference – SE 093 495 Getting Here Two main ways to get here.  Hmmmm….on second thoughts, one main way.  My preferred route would be from Addingham (east-side) where the foot-bridge crosses the Wharfe.  Walk up the path … Continue reading

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Ringstone Hill, Brierley, South Yorkshire

Stone Circle (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – SE 426 099 Archaeology & History On the southern outskirts of Brierley and the northeastern edge of Grimethorpe is the curiously-named site of Ringstone Hill.  I say “curiously,” as there are no physical … Continue reading

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