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Cat Craig Lime Kilns
Cat Craig Lime Kilns

by Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42

These impressive lime kilns were built in the mid 19th century. The limestone was quarried nearby and coal to fire the kilns...

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  • Duddo Standing Stones
    Duddo Standing Stones

    Cornhill-on-Tweed, Scotland, UK

    4500 year old standing stones, these are Northumberland's stone henge and are remarkable.

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  • Flodden Battlefield
    Flodden Battlefield

    Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12

    The site of the last great battle in Northumberland where King James IV of Scotland died. Battlefield walk with information...

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  • Edin's Hall Broch © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Edin's Hall Broch (HS)

    Duns, Berwickshire, TD11

    One of the few Iron Age brochs in lowland Scotland, sitting in a fort defended by ramparts and ditches.

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  • Maelmin Heritage Trail
    Maelmin Heritage Trail

    Wooler, Scotland, UK

    Trail showing examples of life from the Stone Age onwards, including henge, Stone Age hut and Dark Ages house. Guide books...

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  • Dunbar Harbour
    Dunbar Harbour

    Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1HX

    A town of three harbours, Dunbar was once a major herring and whaling port. Its old harbour dates from 1710. Around the...

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  • Cairnpapple Hill  © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland.   www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Cairnpapple Hill (HS)

    Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, UK

    One of the most important prehistoric monuments in Scotland, used as a burial and ceremonial site from about 3000 to 1400...

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    Chesters Hill Fort © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Chesters Hill Fort (HS)

    Haddington, East Lothian, EH39

    This hill fort has an elaborate system of stone and earth ramparts, enclosing a settlement of around 20 mainly circular...

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  • Castlelaw Hill Fort and Souterrain © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk
    Castlelaw Hill Fort and Souterrain (HS)

    Scotland, UK

    An Iron Age hill fort with a souterrain built in one of the ditches. Some 20 metres long, the souterrain includes a large...

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  • Crichton Souterrain
    Crichton Souterrain

    Pathhead, Midlothian, EH37

    The walls of this virtually intact earth-house include dressed stone of Roman origin. One of the roof lintels was also...

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  • 1 Cat Craig Lime Kilns by Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42
    2 Duddo Standing Stones Cornhill-on-Tweed, Scotland, UK
    3 Flodden Battlefield Cornhill-on-Tweed, TD12
    4 Edin's Hall Broch (HS) Duns, Berwickshire, TD11
    5 Maelmin Heritage Trail Wooler, Scotland, UK
    6 Dunbar Harbour Dunbar, East Lothian, EH42 1HX
    7 Cairnpapple Hill (HS) Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, UK 4 stars
    8 Chesters Hill Fort (HS) Haddington, East Lothian, EH39
    9 Castlelaw Hill Fort and Souterrain (HS) Scotland, UK
    10 Crichton Souterrain Pathhead, Midlothian, EH37

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