HU4841 : Cruester Burnt Mound, Bressay

taken 8 years ago, near to Grindiscol, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Cruester Burnt Mound, Bressay
Cruester Burnt Mound, Bressay
Reconstruction of a Bronze Age burnt mound - these are common in Shetland. Burnt mounds may have been used in tanning - hot stones may have been rolled into the stone tubs to heat water during the prehistoric tanning process. they may also have been used to cook food and to wash fleeces.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 September, 2010
Category
Archaeology > Archaeology   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 489 416 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:9.3953N 1:7.2572W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HU 489 416
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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