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Exploring the Ancient History to Finding Scottish Ancestral Connections in Royal Deeside

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  Kinord Celtic Cross, Muir of Dinnet - Photography by Jim Henderson of CrookTree The present landscape of Royal Deeside has been formed by several hundred generations of hunters, herdsmen, farmers and foresters. Traces of some of their houses, farms, religious sites or burial monuments survive beside more recent features such as castles, industrial sites, kirks or military installations from the last war. The area is rich in prehistory with megalithic sites, notable from the earliest period of recorded history as well as several Roman sites. Evidence of ancient Stone Age and Pictish inhabitants abounds, especially near Loch Kinord.   ...

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