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Watching Brief

Date 29 May 2007

Event ID 558288

Category Recording

Type Watching Brief


HY 2311 1872 On 29 May 2007 five small test pits were excavated around the glass roof covering House 7 at Skara Brae Neolithic Village. This was required to make sure that the removal of turf and topsoil during the removal of the glass roof from over House No 7 would not disturb any sensitive archaeological features. Only the concrete base of the glass roof and sand were revealed. There were no finds or features of archaeological significance revealed during this work.

Archive deposited with Orkney SMR. Archive to be deposited with RCAHMS.

Funder: Historic Scotland.

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