Videos tagged with "standing"
Old Church Cross Cleish Perthshire Scotland [01:01]
Tour Scotland video of a fragment of the old cross on visit to Cleish, Perthshire. The stone formed the centre piece of a free standing 13 to 14th century cross and may have had links with the Cleish chapel, which came under the care of Dunfermline Abbey in 1208.
Kincarrathie Doocot Perth Perthshire Scotland [00:34]
Tour Scotland February video of Kincarrathie Doocot on visit to Perth, Perthshire. This doo'cot dating from 1694 is next to Kincarrathie House, the former home of Arthur Bell of whisky fame and now a residential care home for the elderly. This Scottish building was intended to house pigeons or doves. Dovecotes may be square or circular free-standing structures or built into the end of a house or barn. They generally contain pigeon holes for the birds to nest. Pigeons and doves were an important food source historically in Western Europe and were kept for their eggs, flesh, and dung.
Flower Cross Mort House Abdie Fife Scotland [00:44]
Tour Scotland video of the Flower Cross standing stone on visit to the Mort House in Abdie, North Fife.
Hawk Stane Standing Stone Perthshire Scotland [01:07]
Tour Scotland video of the Hawk Stane Standing Stone located East of St Madoes on visit to Carse of Gowrie, Perthshire. This stone is connected with the Hays of Errol, and the Falcon Stone near Knapp.
Sculptured Stones Aberlemno Angus Scotland [01:07]
Tour Scotland video of photographs the Sculptured Stones on visit to Aberlemno, Angus. Aberlemno 1 is the central roadside stone. It is an unshaped standing stone, bearing incised Pictish symbols. Aberlemno 2 stone can be found in Aberlemno kirkyard, it is a shaped cross-slab, bearing Pictish symbols as well as Christian symbols in relief. On the rear of Aberlemno 2 is a scene showing human figures bearing weapons, apparently engaged in battle. Aberlemno 3 stone has an elaborately decorated ringed cross flanked by adoring angels on one side, and a hunting scene on the reverse, below two large Pictish symbols. A small selection of my personal photographs shot on small group tours of Scotland.