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North Ronaldsay, Viggay

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name North Ronaldsay, Viggay

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Bride's Loch; Bride's Kirk

Canmore ID 3695

Site Number HY75SE 9

NGR HY 7687 5237

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Cross And Burness
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY75SE 9 7687 5237

A mound of burnt stones lies at Viggay (HY 766 522) about 1/4m south of HY75SE 4.

RCAHMS 1946, visited 1928.

This crescentic burnt mound, c. 2.0m high, is located at HY 7687 5237.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (NKB) 22 July 1970.

Scheduled as Bride's Loch, burnt mound.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 1 March 2000.

Activities

Field Visit (22 July 1970)

This crescentic burnt mound, c. 2.0m high, is located at HY 7687 5237.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (NKB) 22 July 1970.

Desk Based Assessment (1970)

A mound of burnt stones lies at Viggay (HY 766 522) about 1/4m south of HY75SE 4.

Information from OS c1970.

Source: RCAHMS 1946, visited 1928.

Orkney Smr Note (July 1979)

Listed among burnt mounds. [R1]

Crescentic burnt mound 2m high. OS visit Jul 70.

As described.

Information from Orkney SMR (RGL) Jul 79.

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