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Ring of Brodgar, Orkney

This evening, I am posting images and information on five important World Heritage Sites in Scotland.

Orkney

Orkney, in the north of Scotland, contains one of the richest surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) landscapes in N.W.Europe. Sites include Skara Brae, Ring of Brodgar, Stones of Stennes and Maes Howe.

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Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, England.

This evening, I am focusing on, arguably,  the world’s most famous stone circle , namely Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain. This is not the largest such site in the British Isles  but is certainly the most enigmatic and should be viewed in context of the local landscape which is rich in sites from prehistory. Stonehenge is deemed to be of such importance that it has been awarded World Heritage status.

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Barnhouse Neolithic Site, Orkney with Loch Harray in distance.,

This evening, I am posting information on the Barnhouse Prehistoric Settlement on Orkney, Scotland. This is sited by the shore of Loch of Harray, Orkney Mainland, Scotland and in close proximity to other important Neolithic sites such as Maes Howe, Stones of Stennes and Ring of Brodgar.

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