HU2557 : Broch of West Burrafirth

near to West Burrafirth, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Broch of West Burrafirth
Broch of West Burrafirth
In the past this Broch was connected to the shore by a stone causeway now eroded away. Once home to the Viking raider Thorbjorn, who was slain here by Hakon and Magnus who were two Jarls of Orkney and Shetland.
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2006
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 August, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 May, 2007
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Broch   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 256 572 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:17.8938N 1:32.2995W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 256 574
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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