HU4015 : The Broch of Dalsetter

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

The Broch of Dalsetter
The Broch of Dalsetter
Whilst the mound, ramparts, ditch and small cells are quite interesting, much of the upper structure, for which brochs are justifiably famous, has been robbed out.
Note here, the much later ruins of byres, barns and perhaps dwellings have been constructed from the original stone. Nearby are hundreds of metres of well built walls.
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 4074 1566 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:55.4375N 1:16.3845W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 4072 1575
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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