In the Autumn of the year 1830 two estate labourer were working on the field drains at the foot of Hawking Craigs, and came on a Brooch laying in the grass. The Brooch was acquired by Robert Hunter of Hunterston and later sold by his widow in 1891 to The Museum of Antiquities. In 2017… Continue reading Hunter History ~ The Hunterston Brooch
I am sitting on an ancient bench in Hunterston Castle's walled garden, 2014. The old statue is of a medieval knight in armour clutching a document and represents William Huntar the 10th Laird in 1374 and the charter from King Robert II.