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Overlee, Clarkston, Renfrewshire

Souterrains & Settlement (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NS 577 572 Also Known as: Canmore ID 43802 Archaeology & History This was an astonishing-sounding place, little-known beyond the pages of specialist historians.  It has been described in modern terms as simply “subterranean structures”, … Continue reading

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Fenton Hill, Airlie, Angus

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 3044 5040 Also Known as: Airlie II Canmore ID 32376 Archaeology & History One in a cluster of at least seven souterrains that could once be found to the east of Alyth, this was first described … Continue reading

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Brae of Airlie, Airlie, Angus

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 3102 5187 Also Known as: Airlie IV (Wainwright) Canmore ID 32383 Archaeology & History One of a number of souterrains that existed hereby, remains of which may still exist beneath the ground.  It was … Continue reading

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Barns of Airlie (2), Airlie, Angus

Souterrain (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NO 3052 5152 Also Known as: Airlie III (Wainwright 1963) Canmore ID 32385 Archaeology & History There are no remains left of this old ‘weem’, earth-house, or souterrain as they are now commonly known.  It was … Continue reading

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