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Birlinn General
FORMAT: Electronic book text
ISBN: 9781788850681
RRP: £7.99
PAGES: 240
PUBLICATION DATE: June 3, 2021

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The Outer Hebrides: A Historical Guide

By (author) Mary MacLeod Rivett

The Outer Hebrides lie 40 miles to the west of mainland Scotland, forming a barrier to the North Atlantic. Culturally distinct from early prehistory, the islands contain a wealth of historical and archaeological monuments, including the standing stones at Callanish, the magnificent St Clement’s church at Rodel as well as numerous brochs, castles, Pitish houses, croft houses and industrial and military buildings.In addition to descriptions of key historic sites from prehistory onwards and gazetteers covering every place of historical interest, this book also traces the development of the modern environment and landscape of the islands, enabling the visitor to appreciate the sites within their historical and cultural context.

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