In a rare undertaking, archaeologists are planning to disassemble a portion of this site dating to about 2000 BC. Much of the stonework is threatened by coastal erosion so that salvaging and reconstruction of certain ruins is proposed for this burnt mound site... continues...
'tall flat slab. slap! at the top of its hillock visible from so many places, so many seas, islands and so far away. in this way, better placed than most for visibility, and singularly purposeful at being tall and seen as its so thin and straight. cock shaped. how does a stone of such bold and simple shape come about?'
- 22 March 2002
directions: visible from parts of Lerwick and from the ferry over. from 'A Guide to Prehistoric and Viking Shetland' by Noel Fojut: "Heogan road, then road past Keldabister, left onto track and follow this N"