HY3826 : Broch of Gurness

near to Redland, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Broch of Gurness
Broch of Gurness
Overlooking Eynhallow Sound with Rousay on the far side.
The broch stands around eight metres high (26 feet), with an internal diameter of 20 metres (65 feet), it was a tall, easily-defended, tower, surrounded by a series of small stone dwellings.
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Date Taken
July 1995   (more nearby)
Thursday, 15 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Islands  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 381 268 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:7.4329N 3:4.8883W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 382 267
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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