Towers in the north: the brochs of Scotland

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Tempus, 2003 - History - 159 pages
This book describes the current state of our knowledge of the Brochs in Scotland—the most remarkable prehistoric buildings in Europe—and explores the controversies over their origins and functions. The author also provides an annotated list of the most accessible and well-preserved Broch sites today.

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This is a comprehensive and scholarly book on Brochs, dry stone fortified towers only found in Scotland, mostly in the Northern Higlands and the island grroups of the Hebridies, Orkneys and Shetlands ... Read full review


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Ian Armit is Inspector of Ancient Monuments for Historical Scotland and author of "Beyond the Brochs.