dunfermline / d ʌ n ˈ f ɜːr m l ɪ n / ; scots: dunfaurlin, scottish gaelic: dùn phàrlain is a town and former royal burgh, and parish, in fife, scotland, on high ground 3 miles 5 km from the northern shore of the firth of forth.the town currently has a recorded population of 50,380 in 2012, making it the most populous locality in fife and the 11th most populous in scotland.
a finial or hip-knob is an element marking the top or end of some object, often formed to be a decorative feature. in architecture it is a decorative device, typically carved in stone, employed to emphasize the apex of a dome, spire, tower, roof, or gable or any of various distinctive ornaments at the top, end, or corner of a building or structure.
hh hall is a historic country house in hh, metropolitan borough of wigan, greater manchester, england. built between 1827 and 1840 for james lindsay, 7th earl of balcarres, it replaced an ancient manor house and was the lindsay family's home until 1947, when it was sold to wigan corporation.
the stone spheres of costa rica are an assortment of over three hundred petrospheres found in costa rica, located on the diquís delta and on isla del caño.locally, they are also known as bolas de piedra literally stone balls .the spheres are commonly attributed to the extinct diquis culture and are sometimes referred to as the diquís spheres.they are the best-known stone sculptures of the .
cheddleton flint mill. cheddleton flint mill is a grade ii* listed building, situated along the caldon canal. it is a prime example of staffordshire's industrial past – a flint grinding watermill previously used for supplying the pottery industry further along the canal in stoke-on-trent.
kilmaurs place, the place or kilmaurs house, is an old mansion house and the ruins of kilmaurs tower grid reference are partly incorporated, kilmaurs, east ayrshire, scotland.the house stands on a prominence above the carmel water and has a commanding view of the surrounding area. once the seat of the cunningham earls of glencairn it ceased to be the main residence after 1484 when finlaystone .
pitmilly means, therefore, a piece of land by the mill s , and indeed, there are still ruined mills at pitmilly. the pitmilly lands lie on both sides of the pitmilly burn, a stream that joins the larger kenly water, just before the latter reaches the north sea between cr hartle and babbet ness on the east fife coast. the lands on the east .
a round shot also called solid shot or simply ball is a solid spherical projectile without explosive charge, launched from a gun. its diameter is slightly less than the bore of the barrel from which it is shot. a round shot fired from a large-caliber gun is also called a cannonball . the cast iron cannonball was introduced by a french .
pitmilly is the site of a former estate located five miles south-east of st andrews, scotland.its historical significance is threefold. it has been inhabited from ancient times; artifacts continue to be recovered from the neolithic, bronze and iron ages and a well-known barrow burial mound tumulus from the bronze age still exists there. it is connected to clan hay in that eva of pitmilly .