He was identified as one of the Beaker people of the early Bronze Age 1800 BC.Three ditches and the base of a rampart were investigated comprising part of the defense works.
Set into the back of the rampart five circular stone bread ovens were located.
Running behind the ovens a gravel track was interpreted as the intervallum way (one of the internal roads of the fort).
Doune was also famous for its manufacture of pistols, but this eventually ceased due to the competition of manufacturers in, for example, Birmingham where production was cheaper.
Today, these pistols are collected and can be found in major museums, including the Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The local cricket team play in the Strathmore & Perthshire Cricket Union.
Doune has a small primary school with 183 pupils on the roll (June 2016), drawn from a catchment area which extends outside the town, especially to the north.
Gaelic is taught in Primary 1–7 and Spanish is now taught from P5 upwards .
I have just over 1,000 legal miles on my 73 TCS since finishing her up.
I added a MSD Ignition unit to help control detonation under boost.
Like in other Celtic lands, Doune also has tales of fairies.
One such place is Ternishee, a small wood east of the Annat chapel, above Doune Lodge, 1½ miles from Doune.
The foundations of a building that it is thought served as the fort’s hospital were also uncovered.