|My 200th site added (never thought that would happen!)
I awoke this morning suffering from my second stomach bug of the holiday, which is strange given than I am rarely ill. However, as this was my final full day on Orkney I was determined to battle on and visit as many of the sites on my itinerary as possible.
Looking at the O/S map it looked as though these Barrows would be easy enough to spot from the road but I couldn’t see any.
I certainly didn’t feel up to hiking across fields so left it at that.
‘A scattered group of 11 mounds varying from 17 to 30ft in diameter and up to 3ft in height – 1946.
Of the 11 barrows described be the Commission, one has disappeared and the others have been reduced by ploughing’.
Posted by CARL
17th July 2012ce