• Romanesque Chapel - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval along street - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Medieval buildings of Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Tuscany Italy
  • Medieval buildings of Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Tuscany Italy
  • Medieval buildings of Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Tuscany Italy
  • Medieval buildings of Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Tuscany Italy
  • Medieval buildings of Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Tuscany Italy
  • Medieval buildings of Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Tuscany Italy
  • Medieval buildings of Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Tuscany Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Arial View of Plazza Cisterna, San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses at night around Plazza Duomo - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Views across the vineyards and olive groves of the Chianti Region from San Gimignano, Tuscany Italy.
  • Town Entrance walls and chaple - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval housesof Town Museum - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Duomo - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Medieval houses around Plazza Cisterna - San Gimignano - Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Arial View of San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • Arial View of Plazza Cisterna, San Gimignano - Tuscany - Chainti Italy
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Stork nesting on the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Camels in front of the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Stork nesting on the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Stork nesting on the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Stork nesting on the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Profits shrine in the he Glaoui Kasbah of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Profits shrine in the he Glaoui Kasbah of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Camels in front of the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Camels in front of the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Stork nesting on the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Stork nesting on the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Stork nesting on the Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • The Glaoui Kasbah's of Tamedaght in the Ounilla valley set surrounded by the hammada (stoney) desert in the foothills of the Altas mountains, Tamedaght, Morroco.
  • Picture of St Philip Gate ruins.  Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.<br />
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The St. Philip Gate <br />
The gate is situated on the north-eastern side of the defensive walls built under the Emperor Theodosius in the late 4th century. Its importance is indicated by the presence of the two towers that flank the opening The gate was used by pilgrims heading for the summit of the hill on which stood the sanctuary of St. Philip, one of the twelve apostles of Christ. According to tradition the Saint was martyred in Hierapolis.
  • Picture of St Philip Gate ruins.  Hierapolis archaeological site near Pamukkale in Turkey.<br />
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The St. Philip Gate <br />
The gate is situated on the north-eastern side of the defensive walls built under the Emperor Theodosius in the late 4th century. Its importance is indicated by the presence of the two towers that flank the opening The gate was used by pilgrims heading for the summit of the hill on which stood the sanctuary of St. Philip, one of the twelve apostles of Christ. According to tradition the Saint was martyred in Hierapolis.
  • Defensive tower of Sighisoara Saxon fortified medieval citadel, Transylvania, Romania
  • The Fortified Saxon Evangelical church of Valea Viilor. A Gothic church built in 1414 with a three layered defensive tower. Sibiu, Transylvania. A World Heritage Site
  • Defensive tower of the  fortified Saxon churchof Biertan , the see of the Lutheran Evangelical Bishop in Transylvania between 1572 and 1867. Unesco World Heritage Site
  • Defensive tower of Sighisoara Saxon fortified medieval citadel, Transylvania, Romania
  • The Fortified Saxon Evangelical church of Valea Viilor. A Gothic church built in 1414 with a three layered defensive tower. Sibiu, Transylvania. A World Heritage Site
  • The Fortified Saxon Evangelical church of Valea Viilor. A Gothic church built in 1414 with a three layered defensive tower. Sibiu, Transylvania. A World Heritage Site
  • The Fortified Saxon Evangelical church of Valea Viilor. A Gothic church built in 1414 with a three layered defensive tower. Sibiu, Transylvania. A World Heritage Site
  • Defensive tower of the  fortified Saxon churchof Biertan , the see of the Lutheran Evangelical Bishop in Transylvania between 1572 and 1867. Unesco World Heritage Site
  • Defensive tower of Sighisoara Saxon fortified medieval citadel, Transylvania, Romania
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
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Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
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Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides; Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg.; Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2; 300 to 1; 900 years ago; and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding; but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides; Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg.; Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2; 300 to 1; 900 years ago; and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding; but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.
  • Pictures of Dun Carloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Brochs are among Scotland's most impressive prehistoric buildings and were the precursors of the Medieval Scottish Tower Houses. The world Broch is derived from lowland scots who called forts Brough from the old Norse Borg. <br />
<br />
Broch stone roundhouses date from about 2,300 to 1,900 years ago, and are found mainly in north and west Scotland. Dun Carloway Broch was probably built around the time of the Roman occupation in Britain in 43AD and was probably the primary dwelling-places for the principal family in the area. Dun Carloway Broch would have provided some protection against sporadic raiding, but were not purely defensive structure but a focal point for the clan of the area.

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