Glenelg Pictish Brochs (Scotland) Reviews
Description:Dun Telve and Dun Troddan, Pictish Brochs located in Glenelg, Scotland
Newest Review: ... northern edge of what was Dál Riata. A broch is a hollow walled, round stone structure which is only found in Scotland. It was roofed, and used to house people and animals, and had areas for cooking and work, for example weaving. There are two well preserved brochs in Glenelg, along with a few more which are barely recognisable. The two which are in good condition are a couple of miles ... more
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by - written on 09/11/09, updated on 19/11/09 (Very useful, 130 readings)
Beyond the village of Glenelg, tucked away in the glen, are the remains of a number of Pictish Brochs. Glenelg is located in the north west Highlands, reached either by road a rather windy narrow road signposted from the A87 at Shiel Bridge or by ferry from the Isle of Skye. The Brochs are signposted from the village of Glenelg. They are owned and maintained by Historic Scotland. The Picts were a confederation of tribes living in what is now eastern and northern Scotland before the Roman conquest of Britain until the 10th century. Pictland (or Pictavia) gradually absorbed the Gaelic kingdom of Dál Riata (or Dalriada) to form the Kingdom of Alba. Glenelg is ... Read the complete review
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