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Dingwall Mercat Cross

01 September 2019

Mercat, or market, crosses were erected in Scottish towns marking where the rights to hold a market were granted by the monarch, bishop or baron. The date of the much worn Dingwall mercat cross is unk...
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Cruck Blades, Brotchies Steading, Dunnet

01 August 2019

Recontruction drawing of crucks © Headland Archaeology A pair of cruck blades, also known as a ‘highland couple’, were found some time prior to 2006 in Brotchie’s Steadi...
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Post-medieval Nested Weight Tests

01 July 2019

Photo: Historylinks Image library   Nested weight sets of copper alloy have been found in a number of locations in the Highlands. Many are said to be made in Nuremberg, which produced lar...
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