HU3909 : Prehistoric Village, Jarlshof

taken 10 years ago, near to Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Prehistoric Village, Jarlshof
Prehistoric Village, Jarlshof
Wonderful agglomeration of wheelhouses in the lee of the medieval tower at Jarlshof. Bronze Age, Iron Age and Pictish people lived here, followed by Vikings. All left remains of their houses and these lied undisturbed for centuries until a 1900s storm blew off the sand covering the stones.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 August, 2010
Category
Archaeology > Archaeology   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 397 095 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:52.1408N 1:17.4744W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HU 398 095
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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