This text explores the heritage of Dumfries and Galloway, an area where a hospitable coastline has welcomed missionary and smuggler alike. It looks at points of historical interest such as the two often conflicting powers, secular and church, which dominated the Middle Ages; castles such as Caerlavreock and Threave that are matched by abbeys like Sweetheart and Dundrennan; Robert Burn's farm at Ellisland; and the stone circle of Torhousekie. This book is part of a series, telling the story of a part of Scotland, tracing human impressions on the landscape from World War II relics back to the early pioneer days of the settlement.
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Book Description Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Mon, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0114924597