A very unusual two-storey Neolithic chambered mound with two burial chambers, one on top of the other. This type of tomb has been found in only one other location in the Orkneys. There is a smaller, third chamber, outside the lower chamber. Taversoe Tuick was built about 5000 years ago, and only rediscovered in 1898 twhen the laird was having a summer seat built for his wife.
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An 11th century castle that later saw use as a prison, Wigmore is a striking medieval fortress in the Welsh Marches of Herefordshire, that lies buried up to one story deep by rubble and earth. Wigmore was built sometime in the 11th century, but who the builder was is a bit of an historical mystery. Tradition says that the castle was the work of a nobleman by the name of Eric the Wild. However, the … ... more