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Rousay, Cruar

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Rousay, Cruar

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 2647

Site Number HY42NW 31

NGR HY 4470 2891

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Rousay And Egilsay
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY42NW 31 4470 2891.

Situated at HY 4470 2891 are the turf-covered remains of a burnt mound measuring about 24.0m NE-SW by about 10.0m transversely and 1.5m high.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS(ISS) 7 October 1972.

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Field Visit (7 October 1972)

Situated at HY 4470 2891 are the turf-covered remains of a burnt mound measuring about 24.0m NE-SW by about 10.0m transversely and 1.5m high.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS(ISS) 7 October 1972.

Field Visit (September 1980)

As described by the OS.

Information from Orkney SMR (RGL) Sept 1980.

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