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Passage A, Skara Brae.

SC 346118

Description Passage A, Skara Brae.

Catalogue Number SC 346118

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of D 94057 CS

Scope and Content Settlement at Skara Brae, Orkney The settlement at Skara Brae was discovered in 1850 when a storm destroyed part of the sand-dune which covered it. The village would originally have stood inland, but coastal erosion now means it is on the shore. It consists of houses and a workshop. This is a view of one of the stone passages that link the houses together. It still has its original roof showing the cramped conditions in these passages. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.


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