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Saturday, February 17, 2007

Deserted Scottish Croft

A deserted Scottish Croft in Glen Quaich. Until the middle of the nineteenth century this glen was quite populated; and then cleared of people, mainly to make way for Deer Stalking and sheep. The Marquis of Breadalbane was the man mainly responsible for the clearances around Loch Tay, and ultimately in this area as well. This is a beautiful glen, one that I normally visit on all my Tours of Scotland, and a good example of the terrible effects of the Highland Clearances.

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