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Edins Hall

Archaeology in the Landscape


A river with hills in the background

Ritual Landscapes

A standing stone in the foreground, with a ruinous building in the mist behind

Brochs & Forts

Drystone circular structure with cells within the thick walls, viewed from above

Ancient Homes

Rreplica roundhouse with conical thatched and wooden planking around the walls

Medieval Castles

Ruinous remains of castle walls in open landscape

Farming after 1600

Ruined farmstead at Pensheil

Routes & Ways

Modern signpost showing the route of the Herring Road


Entrance into a drystone sheepfold, with hills behind

Tracing Christianity

Bonkyl Churchyard.


Map excerpt of the project area, showing placenames including Whittingham and Stenton