North Ronaldsay, Senness
Settlement (Period Unassigned)
- Council Orkney Islands
- Parish Cross And Burness
- Former Region Orkney Islands Area
- Former District Orkney
- Former County Orkney
Field Visit (July 1979)
Deserted buildings on W side of track are on a very
noticeable irregular rise 1.5m high, could be just a dune.
NoSAS index NRO 23, J Hedges Sept 77.
Farmstead on a typical tell mound.
Information from Orkney SMR (RGL) Jul 79.
Field Visit (1999)
The abandoned farmstead at Eastings is built over a substantial artificial mound which stands up to 1.5m high. It is located some 50m from the coast edge. On the coast, shell midden, comprising solely of limpet, is exposed in the eroding section. The section extends for 4m and is up to 0.5m deep. Ref.: RCAHMS (1980), #111).
Moore & Wilson 1999.
Coastal Zone Assessment Survey, 1999