HY2400 : The Dwarfie Stone

near to Quoyness, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

The Dwarfie Stone
The Dwarfie Stone
A huge block of hollowed-out red sandstone measuring about 8.5 metres (28 feet) long, the Dwarfie Stane is thought to be Britainís only example of a rock-cut tomb.
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year taken
1995
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Date Taken
July 1995   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Islands  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 243 004 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:53.0611N 3:18.8663W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 243 004
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Rock Cut Tomb 

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