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Clickable Map of Scotland

Clickable Map of Scotland

In Focus

Ruthwell Cross The Ruthwell Cross is the most magnificent Anglian cross in Scotland and is an early Christian monument of international importance. It was probably carved some time in the early to mid 700s at a time when this part of Dumfries and Galloway was under the control of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. The Ruthwell Cross is a dramatically imposing piece of stone, standing some 5.2m or 17ft tall. ( More ...)

On This Day

27 March 1883 : The death at Windsor Castle of John Brown, servant, friend and possibly second husband of Queen Victoria.

27 March 1923: The eminent chemist and physicist Sir James Dewar, inventor of the vacuum flask, dies in London.

27 March 1943: The Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Dasher explodes and sinks off the Isle of Arran with the loss of 379 lives.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are a view the village of Port Charlotte, on the shore of Loch Indaal on Islay; and superb Traquair House near Innerleithen in the Scottish Borders, the oldest continuously inhabited house in Scotland.

Random Links

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Scottish Resources

English Borders Index South Central Index Edinburgh Index Fife Index West Central Index Argyll Index Glasgow & Stirling Index Western Isles Index Western Isles Index West Highlands Index Argyll Index East Lothian Index Angus Index West Central Index South West Index North Central Index Aberdeenshire Index Sutherland Index Caithness Index Orkney Index Shetland Index