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Here is a link I came across to Craighall. It has a very interesting account of the history of the Hopes and thought you might like to take a look if you haven’t seen it already. http://www.ajbhope.net/11-craighall-castle-fife-scot/ All the very best, Mike Hope.

http://www.ajbhope.net/11-craighall-castle-fife-scot/

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The first excavation inside the ring at Stonehenge in more than four decades gets under way on Monday. Stonehenge

The two-week dig will try to establish, once and for all, some precise dating for the creation of the monument.

It is also targeting the significance of the smaller bluestones that stand inside the giant sarsen pillars

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British scientists have finally deciphered a mysterious ancient Assyrian clay tablet discovered 150 years ago, and believe they have solved a riddle over a giant asteroid impact more than 5,000 years ago in an area that is now the Austrian Alps.

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