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Knowes of Trotty



Uncovering the burial mounds of Bronze Age Scots

Extract taken from The Scotsman's Website
Four thousand years ago work began to erect the great earthen burial mounds that comprise the Bronze Age barrow cemetery at the Knowes of Trotty, in Harray, Orkney. There are at least 16 barrows - or graves - in two rows, nestling between the edge of the farmlands and the foot of the moorland. Many were raised upon natural mounds to enhance their prominence

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Hob Posted by Hob
30th August 2006ce
Edited 30th August 2006ce

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