700-year-old graffiti found in Mingary Castle

Published on February 27th, 2014 | by Admin

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Graffiti dating back to the medieval ages has been found in Mingary Castle in Scotland.

“One ‘picture’ looks remarkably like Ardnamurchan lighthouse, another seems to be a ship, above, while a third suggests to me that the plasterer’s name may have started with a capital ‘I’.”

Speaking to BBC Radio Scotland, Mr Haylett likened the discovery of the markings to the builders “talking” through history.

“They’ve left messages on the wall and we’re reading them,” he said.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: Dave Fergusson/Geograph

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