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"Brogar" No More - and Farewell to "Maes Howe"

Historic Scotland are to start referring to two of Orkney's best known monuments by their rightful Orcadian names.

The government agency are to stop using the name "Ring of Brogar" when referring to the Ring o' Brodgar in Orkney's West Mainland.

In addition, they are to revert to the local one-word spelling of Maeshowe, doing away with the "Maes Howe" spelling that does not reflect the Orcadian pronunciation.

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Posted by Orkneyjar
16th January 2004ce
Edited 16th January 2004ce

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