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Ness of Brodgar (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Ness of Brodgar

Current Archaeology - 9 page article

Stonehenge and its Environs


This weekend's EH event:


Burial Mound Near Stonehenge To Be Excavated


Visitor centre at Orkney gets "go-ahead"

Knap of Howar (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Orkney guided tour

Nicholas Cope, interpreter of The Knap of Howar and the Golden Mean ratio, leads a guided tour of all the prime Orkney sites, including the Knap, from 7 July. It's not cheap, but if you're interested, there's a link on his FB page.

Highland (Mainland)

Grey Cairns of Camster

A blog by Magnus Dixon on his visit to The Grey Cairns of Camster, near Watten


Article on the Ness of Brodgar

Informative article on the Ness from 2015

Ness of Brodgar (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

2015 season starts

The new dig season got off to a VERY wet start yesterday with all mucking-in today to catch up on the process of preparing the site for further excavation. Excellent overview to a large group of visitors by Roy Towers..........managed to complete JUST before another squall came in !
A member of the Leicestershire Fieldwalking Group prior to migration to Galloway in 2009. Main current interest is rock art.

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