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Shelley Knowe

Chambered Cairn

Also known as:
  • Shelly Knowe
  • Taft's Ness

Nearest Town:Kirkwall (47km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   HY759465 / Sheet: 5
Latitude:59° 18' 16.2" N
Longitude:   2° 25' 23.75" W

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RCAHMS NMRS record HY74NE 1 scheduled as cairns and enclosures , including 6 large mounds and about 50 smaller ones . Not yet excavated but previous observations have been re-evaluated in the interim anyway ( especially of earthhouses since covered by sand ) . wideford Posted by wideford
2nd March 2004ce