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Burn Of Lushan

Castle (Medieval)

Site Name Burn Of Lushan

Classification Castle (Medieval)

Canmore ID 2272

Site Number HY32SW 8

NGR HY 3315 2313

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Birsay And Harray
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY32SW 8 3315 2313

(HY 3315 2313) Castle (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map, Orkney, 2nd ed.,(1900).

The site is marked by a scatter of broken stonework and a change in the vegetation. The area involved is small and the evidence does not suggest either a large or fortified structure.

RCAHMS 1946.

The site is as described by the Commission. No evidence was encountered to suggest the nature of the structure.

Visited by OS (RL) 27 May 1967.

'The Orcadian' describes this site in 1909.

M Howe 2006.


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