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Hill of Cruester, Bressay

Standing Stone / Menhir


Archaeologists work to conserve mound at Cruister

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. At stake is the preservation of one of the world's oldest prehistoric stone water heaters. ....Read the full story by Gavin Morgan in The Shetland News.
C Michael Hogan Posted by C Michael Hogan
4th February 2008ce

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