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Rousay, Langskaill

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Rousay, Langskaill

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Everhaud

Canmore ID 2727

Site Number HY43SW 3

NGR HY 4020 3310

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

HY43SW 3 4020 3310.

(HY 4020 3310) Tumulus (NR)

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

A burnt mound.

RCAHMS 1946. Visited 1933.

A conical burnt mound known locally as "Everhaud".(Information from Mr J S Firth, Langskaill). It measures c.14.0m E-W by c.12.0m and is 1.1m high.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS(AA) 17 October 1972.

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Field Visit (17 October 1972)

A conical burnt mound known locally as "Everhaud".(Information from Mr J S Firth, Langskaill). It measures c.14.0m E-W by c.12.0m and is 1.1m high.

Resurveyed at 1:2500.

Visited by OS(AA) 17 October 1972.

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