Stone Circles (Grampian) Reviews
Description:Prehistoric sites in Scotland. Stone circles, cairns, standing stones, and hill settlements with archaeological and ... more
Newest Review: ... 18 metres. Near the renowned Abbey of Deer, some 35 miles north of Aberdeen, is a forestry plantation called Loudon Wood. The heart of this wood is a dark and eerie place, and here lies one of the best preserved and most imposing circles in the area. Only its anonymity and inaccessibility have preserved it these thousands of years. Few of its uprights still stand; most lie, partly ... more
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by - written on 01/01/01, updated on 10/02/05 (Very useful, 67 readings)
Aberdeen offers a gateway to a tour of prehistoric discovery unique in these Isles. For those with an interest it the mysteries of our forefathers, the Recumbent Stone Circles of the North East of Scotland well merit exploration. Some 4000 years ago, our nomadic forefathers were beginning to till the soil. Instead of hunting the wild creatures of the forests, they began to herd animals in the clearings they created. And in this North East corner of Scotland they erected the most mysterious monuments – now classified as Recumbent Stone Circles. What are these structures, of which surprisingly many still remain? They all follow a similar pattern. ... Read the complete review
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