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View of broch internal compartments.

SC 337062

Description View of broch internal compartments.

Catalogue Number SC 337062

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of D 94021 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 one of the stone cupboards. There are a number of similar structures throughout the houses. Stone was used for the furniture on the island as wood was in such short supply. 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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