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Calf Of Eday

Souterrain (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Site Name Calf Of Eday

Classification Souterrain (Prehistoric)(Possible)

Canmore ID 3176

Site Number HY53NE 40

NGR HY 581 395

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Eday
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY53NE 40 581 395.

The RCAHMS copy of OS 6"sheet 2nd ed., (1903), bears a note 'Erd House' pencilled against this area. A search has yielded no trace.

RCAHMS 1984, visited September 1982.

The Orcadian newspaper mentions a subterranean chamber on January 10th 1863.

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