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Researchers from the University of Birmingham now believe this monument could be the world's oldest 'calendar' and dates back 10,000 years They found that the monument pits align during the Midwinter sunrise, which researchers say would provide an annual 'astronomic correction' to maintain the link between the passage of time indicated by the moon, the solar year and the seasons.
It shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west.
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Alex has spent a lifetime in the sewing industry and is considered one of the foremost experts of pioneering machines and their inventors.
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Thanks to your website, I have been able to date my Trash and Treasure Singer as a 1939 model, manufactured in Scotland.
It needed a good soaking in kerosine after I bought it about 12 years ago, but it continues to give good service in my workshop/garage.
Neolithic habitation, burial, and ritual sites are particularly common and well preserved in the Northern Isles and Western Isles, where a lack of trees led to most structures being built of local stone.The 2009 discovery in Scotland of a 4000-year-old tomb with burial treasures at Forteviot, near Perth, the capital of a Pictish Kingdom in the 8th and 9th centuries AD, is unrivalled anywhere in Britain.It contains the remains of an early Bronze Age ruler laid out on white quartz pebbles and birch bark.Very early Singers from the 1850's up until the start of prefix letters in 1900 had two serial numbers.There is a lot of controversy over why there were two lots of numbers.