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Clickable Map of Scotland

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In Focus

The Trimontium Museum On one side of the Market Square in Melrose stands a two storey building made of red sandstone. A sign in the glass panel above the door identifies it as "The Ormiston Institute", and another reads "Roman Heritage Centre". For the avoidance of any doubt, another sign to one side of the door, probably much more noticeable to the passer-by, welcomes you to the Three Hills Roman Heritage Centre, also know as The Trimontium Museum. ( More ...)

On This Day

21 August 1689: The Jacobite highland army attacks government forces in and around Dunkeld and its Cathedral at the Battle of Dunkeld. Both sides suffer heavy losses and much of the town is destroyed.

21 August 1754: The birth near Cumnock of William Murdoch, the engineer with wide ranging interests who, amongst other things, would devise a means of producing gas for public supply.

21 August 1930: Princess Margaret, daughter of the future King George VI, is born at Glamis Castle. She is the first royal princess to be born in Scotland for three centuries.

Header Slides

Today's header slides are an external view of the magnificent Drum Castle, a National Trust for Scotland property in Aberdeenshire; and the island of Rum, seen from its eastern side in the light of an October dawn.

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Scottish Resources

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