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Brough of Deerness


The promised excavations are finally underway. The head is in favour of a Viking chief's settlement, the traditional view is an early Viking monastery, but they don't rule out something previous
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/scotland_aod.shtml?scotland/aroundorkney (for today). Myself I would like to know about the unnoted lower promontory wall ( http://www.megalithic.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=a312&file=index&do=showpic&pid=28653 )as it looks to date from a period when the brough had better connection to the 'mainland' ,but hey-ho
wideford Posted by wideford
8th July 2008ce
Edited 8th July 2008ce

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