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Oblique aerial view.

SC 1759844

Description Oblique aerial view.

Date 1989

Collection RCAHMS Aerial Photography

Catalogue Number SC 1759844

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of B 18569

Scope and Content Prehistoric Fort at Burnswark, Dumfries and Galloway Burnswark Hill dominates the local landscape and has served as a focus for human activity since prehistoric times. The top of the hill has been enclosed by the rampart of an Iron Age fort and, visible as a heart-shaped enclosure in the interior is a 17th century artillery fort. On the lower slopes a triangular Iron Age fort can be seen. Sites such as this show the complex remains which survive in upland landscapes. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1759844

File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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