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Date 1850

Event ID 545501

Category Documentary Reference

Type Reference

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/545501

In the winter of 1850 an extremely severe storm stripped the grass from the high dune known as Skara Brae in the south corner of the Bay of Skail. The storm exposed an immense midden mound or refuse heap and the ruins of ancient dwellings.

D Clarke and P Maguire 1989

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