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broch

A prehistoric circular stone tower found along the western coastline of Scotland.
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While she made some key observations (including a plan of the fort on Abbey Craig before theWallace monument was built) she was a bit eccentric and suggested that stone circles were in fact ruined brochs and the Smith Museum holds a model replica of her interpretation of a stone circle as a broch.
Broch and Romanticism has by now become almost a subfield of research.
If a dip into history whets your appetite, look up The Brochs of Coigach.
Kafka's impact on his immediate Nachwelt is discussed in a number of contributions, centring primarily on a German-speaking context: Hans-Gerd Koch's 'Brods erlesener Kafka'; Sascha Kiefer's '"Wit durfen lesen, staunen, danken": Tucholsky and Kafka'; Monika Ritzer's 'Mythos versus Person: Kafka im Blick Brochs and Canettis'; and Vivian Liska's 'Ein Meridian wider die Zeit: Von Celan zu Kafka'.
Most of the brochs on these islands are visible to each other, making them perfect communication towers as well as somewhere to live.
MOUSA, SHETLAND The mother of all Iron Age brochs - fortress towers - stands on an island off the east coast of the Shetland mainland' 2.
The Brochs of Gurness and Midhowe face each other across the fast-flowing and dangerous Eynhallow Sound.
(He relates how as a boy he loved drawing industrial ruins, tower houses and brochs 'very badly'.) Bom in Glasgow in 1954, and brought up in Dunoon, he is the son of a doctor.
BROCHS, BARRACKS AND BOATS Historic brochs, Glen Beag, Glenelg IV40 8JX The drive along the A87 road from Loch Ness westwards towards Kyle of Lochalsh is a wonderfully scenic trip, passing under the Five Sisters of Kintail.
Christian Maclagan, who died in 1901, was known for her scholarship on brochs and her meticulous collection of rubbings of Pictish era stones, which include some of the earliest at Wemyss Caves in Fife.
Couples can escape for a romantic weekend at the stone-built bolt holes for two on the isle of Harris, inspired by Iron Age brochs. www.elitecottages.co.uk/ listing/borve-lodge-estate/