Carn Liath Broch (Golspie, Scotland) Reviews
Newest Review: ... are thought to have developed from strong circular houses into tall, imposing buildings. They were drystone structures formed of two concentric walls, with a narrow entrance passage at ground level. There are several colourful and interesting information boards around the site which give lots of facts about Carn Liath and the surrounding area. Carn Liath now survives to a height of 3m, but when it was built, it would have reached to at least three times that. To get inside the broch you walk in through the ground level entrance arch. This is rather low, so being 5ft 9 ins tall, I definitely had to stoop! The entrance arch leads i... more
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Review of Carn Liath Broch, near Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland. Carn Liath is a Broch (pronounced 'Brock') situated on the Sutherland coast of North East Scotland. This broch a superb example of a broch - a type of fortification found only in Scotland. There are over 500 of them across the country, both on the mainland and the islands. The majority of brochs can be found in northern and western Scotland. Brochs date from the Iron Age of around 2,300 years ago. The last Brochs were built in the early centuries AD. The name 'Carn Liath' means grey hill in Gaelic. **Location, Access and Inside Carn Liath** Carn Liath broch ... Read the complete review
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