HY6737 : Sanday: Quoyness chambered cairn

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Sanday Airport, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Sanday: Quoyness chambered cairn
Sanday: Quoyness chambered cairn
One of many chambered cairns in Orkney, this one on Els Ness is particularly worth visiting. Dating from around 5,000 years ago, the original entrance, which we see in front of us, would have been covered over but it is now uncovered, to help today's visitor.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 28 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Islands  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cairn 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 6766 3779 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:13.5287N 2:34.1009W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 6767 3778
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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