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View towards broch entrance.

SC 336097

Description View towards broch entrance.

Catalogue Number SC 336097

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of O 3123 CS

Scope and Content Broch at Gurness, Orkney The Broch of Gurness is built looking out over Eynhallow Sound to Rousay. The broch and its outer defences survive, with a network of structures in the area between which are probably of a later date. The sea has eroded part of the N side of the site. This is a view of the passage that leads from the outer defences up to the entrance of the broch. This shows that whilst the houses were built after the broch was completed, both were eventually in use at the same time. The site has been excavated and later the finds are in the museum on the site, the Royal Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh and Tankerness House Museum, Kirkwall. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

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