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This lovely old Manx Tholtan is called Ballarghey 🇮🇲

It sits between Higher & Lower Foxdale behind Lhea Kerrow Farm, I believe it was once lived in by Philip Cain and his family but I am unsure how long ago since it was last inhabited!

Access was with kind permission from the land owner.

This image has been added to my Manx Tholtans Page which you can access by clicking the above link.

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Ballarghey, Foxdale - © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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Standing just above Dalby this afternoon and looking South towards Eary Cushlin then Bradda Head and onwards to the Calf of Man.

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Dalby and beyond © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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My quest to picture many of the Isle of Man’s remaining Tholtans continued today with a lovely walk up to the once loved ‘Eairy Beg Farmhouse’ which is high up in Glen Helen Plantation.

You can see more of my pictured Tholtans by clicking the above Manx Tholtans link.

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Eairy Beg Farmhouse © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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The Pagan Lady

These two images were taken recently in the Manx Museum Viking Gallery.

Excavations in Peel Castle in 1982/87 revealed an extensive graveyard. The most spectacular finds were the 10th century grave of “The Pagan Lady” which included a fine example of a Viking necklace of which there is 71 differently coloured beads.

The replicate of the original beads can be seen on the Pagan Lady in both of my images.

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Pagan Lady © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

Pagan Lady © Peter Killey - www.manxscenes.com

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