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Orkney Smr Note

Date June 1981

Event ID 619396

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Orkney Smr Note


On the very summit is an oval mound of stones, much spread,

some 14m in diameter and up to 1.3m high. Its appearance has not

changed since it was planned by RCAMS in 1935. Six protruding

edge-slabs indicate a stalled chamber, aligned N-S. RCAMS noted

two edge-slabs some distance S of this mound, the more distant of

the two standing on the periphery of a heap of small stones. This

heap is located about 24m S of the centre of the main mound, or

15m from its periphery; it is an indefinable low mound some 8m

across and no more than 0.2m high; the two edge-slabs are on its

periphery in the NE sector. It probably represents a separate


[R1], [R2], OS visit Jun 70,

Information from Orkney SMR (RGL) Jun 81

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