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Description - Brochs of Scotland by J. N. G. Ritchie

This book examines some of the most spectacular ancient monuments in Britain: the iron age brochs of north and west Scotland. It places the building of these unique fortifications in context and examines some of the impressive sites that may still be visited, including the brochs of Mousa and Clickhimin in Shetland and Carloway on Lewis. There is a short section on what brochs are not - including 'Pictish' towers. A select gazetteer of some of the most important brochs is followed by a list of museums in which representative artefacts are preserved.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747803898
ISBN-10: 0747803897
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 149mm x 5mm)
Pages: 56
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 11-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - J. N. G. Ritchie

Graham Ritchie was educated at Arbroath High School, Angus, and graduated in Prehistoric Archaeology at Edinburgh University, undertaking research in Celtic weapons. He was Head of Archaeology at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

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