HY3730 : Rousay: Midhowe Broch

taken 6 years ago, near to Westness, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Rousay: Midhowe Broch
Rousay: Midhowe Broch
Occupying a spectacular stretch of the Rousay coast, the broch was built some time around the first century BC, and its position very much points to defensive purpose - a ditch has been cut around the landward side of the broch, and it nestles between two small inlets on the seaward side.

Brough Head is in the distance.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 27 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Islands 
Primary Subject of Photo
Broch 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 3716 3059 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:9.4440N 3:6.0324W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 3720 3058
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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