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Field Visit

Date 12 June 2010

Event ID 1013089

Category Recording

Type Field Visit


The field-system at Scord of Brouster comprises eight irregular conjoined enclosures, clustered together to form a roughly oval block. Scattered across the interiors of six of the field enclosures, and extending beyond them to the east, there are over 60 small cairns, presumably field clearance, some arranged in rough lines. The western extent of the fields is relatively straight and its line is continued to the N by a boulder bank that extends for about 130m before it forms a T-junction with a boundary that cuts across the parts of the saddle between the Mousa Water to the W and the Brace Burn to the E. To the S, the western extent of the Scord of Brouster fields aligns roughly with a field boundary that ends towards the field-system on Gallow Hill (HU25SE 37) and may form part of an extensive boundary system beyond (e.g. see HU25SE 603).

Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 12 June 2010

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