'Best Bronze Age settlement ever found in UK': 3,250+yo settlement preserved remarkable record of ordinary life -- Sott.net
Most likely, a raiding party torched the village. Flames raced through the wooden roundhouses so quickly that the inhabitants fled without their belongings. The scorched remains, perched on stilts, eventually collapsed into the river below....
A fantastic new illustration of Clickimin broch, Shetland by David Simon. This is a groundbreaking drawing because it's the first to feature a hypothetical turf covered roof with grid frame.
"The Broch of Clickimin (also Clickimin Broch) is a large, well-preserved but restored broch in Lerwick in Shetland, Scotland. Originally built on an island in Clickimin Loch, it was approached by a stone causeway. The broch is situated within a walled enclosure and, unusually for brochs, features a large "forework" or "blockhouse" between the opening in the enclosure and the broch itself. The site is maintained by Historic Scotland. There were several periods of occupation of the site
Pictish symbol stone at Inveravon Parish Church in Moray, Scotland 2011
Photographer: RCAHMS Date: 17 March 2011 Reference: DP097991 Crown Copyright: HES See more images of this stone: canmore.org.uk/site/16011/inveravon
Life at Clickimin Broch as we (never) knew it - The Shetland Times
The new interpretive board placed at Clickimin Broch by Historic Scotland showing cosy family scenes has come in for criticism from various quarters for being historically inaccurate.
Scotland’s Catastrophic Comet Conspiracy
In 1945, one of Britain’s social and intellectual elite, William Comyns Beaumont, a hyper-eccentric catastrophist published the most bizarre conspiracy theory of all time in which “Plato's legendary Atlantis thrived in Scotland before being destroyed by a comet impact” and in “ancient times Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh was the real Jerusalem.”