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Setter Noost (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Setter Noost

Iron Age settlement - RCAHMS record no. HY41NE 13 at HY47301621 is believed to cover an area of about forty metres square by including more midden and various lumps and bumps above the shore. In 1972 in the low shore twenty metres west of a ruined lime kin in a seventeen metre exposure the O.S. saw several orthostats and bits of drystane wall as well as a midden 1.3 metres thick. At the west end of this an obvious external wall-face was in 1985 thought to be from some kind of round house, and quite a large one at that. In 1998 the Setter Noust site is described as walling indicative of an early structure and tumbled stone, with pot and bone and burnt stone in the extended midden [

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

Glasgow Archaeological Society

video of Nick Card's lecture on the Ness of Brodgar


Scapa Flow Landscape Partnership

last dig season (with pictures) at Roeberry Barrow, Cantick. Site had everything from square IA barrow back to a small stalled Neolithic tomb

Stone Lud (Bower) (Standing Stone / Menhir)

The Croft Bower Caravan Site

Picture of the "Stone of Ludd".


exactly as it says in the link orkney...archaeology

Ring of Bookan (Henge)

Orkney College Archaeological Department on Facebook

rather small image showing topographical survey of centre of ring


Megalithic Monuments of

site index

Leitrim Beg (Standing Stone / Menhir)

Megalithic Monuments of Ireland

stone pic and a few details

The Fairy Knowe (Chambered Cairn)

Ken Stuart: Cuween Flash

Interior 3D panorama

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

Orkneyjar: Ness of Brodgar

Sigurd's page updated with links to 2011 plan and two 3D panoramas

Banks (Chambered Tomb)

Orkneyjar: Banks Tomb excavation

Neolithic painting on stones near tomb, with photo example

Newark (Souterrain)

The Yorkney Files

Unofficial 1969-70 account of University of York Newark excavation, mostly Norse and mediaeval. Now including photos and ground-plans of chamber and chapel, further notes in preparation.

Taversoe Tuick (Chambered Tomb)

Orkney Live

HHosting a 1m28s YouTube video..

Banks (Chambered Tomb)

Past Horizons

Expanded article by ORCA's site excavator.

Orkneyjar: Banks Tomb excavation

most up-to-date info on 2 week emergency dig (nothing on last days but more than video diary)

360 Production

Video diary of excavation now includes season 2


BBC i-Player - Grand Tours of Scotland

Maes Howe and Dwarfie Stane, starting about 19mins through episode 5.


Orcadian News Archives

Preview of next week's "The Orcadian" with pics including entrance passage.


10mn film on erosion

Skara Brae, Links of Noltland dig, some of Ring of Brodgar, teeny bit of Stones of Stenness
[IE no good for this video on my PC, Firefox worked]

Links of Noltland (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Westray Heritage Centre

history, pics and blog
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