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Historische Sehenswürdigkeiten, Orkney Islands

Untergruppe: Historische Stätten & Denkmäler

Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS)

Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A low mound covering a Neolithic chambered tomb with four cells. Contained the bones of men, dogs and oxen when discovered.

Stones of Stenness (HS)

Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

The remains of a stone circle around a hearth, surrounded by a circular earthen bank or henge.

Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A Neolithic chambered cairn with unusual arrangement of two burial chambers, one above the other.

Rennibister Earth House (HS)

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A good example of an Orkney earth house or underground storage vault. Dates from around 400BC. Access by ladder.

Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS)

Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A megalithic tomb with triple retaining walls, containing a passage and main chamber.

Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS)

Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A mound covering a stone burial chamber divided by slabs into five compartments. Of Neolithic date. Access to chamber.

Tomb of the Eagles

Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW

Ein außergewöhnlicher 5000 Jahre altes Großsteingrab, das nach den Seeadlern, deren Krallen neben den...

Ratings:
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Knap o' Howar (HS)

Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK

Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.

Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS)

Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR

One of best preserved prehistoric village in northen Europe. Discovered during a storm in 1850.

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Grain Earth House (HS)

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A well-built Iron Age earth house or underground chamber, supported on stone pillars.

Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS)

Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A huge block of sandstone in which a Neolithic burial chamber has been cut. Access is very muddy.

Midhowe Broch (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A well-preserved boch, with remains of later buildings round it.

Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

An oval cairn with concentric walls enclosing a Neolithic chambered tomb.

Midhowe Chambered Cairn (HS)

Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK

A huge and impressive megalithic chambered tomb of Neolithic date in an oval mound, with 12 stalls.

St Mary's Chapel (HS)

Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK

Dieses schlichte Gebäude aus dem 12. Jahrhundert war einmal die Kapelle einer christlichen nordischen Familie.

1 Cuween Hill Chambered Cairn (HS) Finstown, Orkney, Scotland, UK
2 Stones of Stenness (HS) Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK
3 Taversoe Tuick Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
4 Rennibister Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
5 Quoyness Chambered Cairn (HS) Sanday, Orkney, Scotland, UK
6 Unstan Chambered Cairn (HS) Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, UK
7 Tomb of the Eagles Liddel, St. Margarets Hope, Orkney, KW17 2RW 4 stars
8 Knap o' Howar (HS) Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland, UK
9 Skara Brae Prehistoric Village (HS) Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3LR 5 stars
10 Grain Earth House (HS) Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
11 Dwarfie Stane Tomb (HS) Hoy, Orkney, Scotland, UK
12 Midhowe Broch (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
13 Knowe of Yarso Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
14 Midhowe Chambered Cairn (HS) Rousay, Orkney, Scotland, UK
15 St Mary's Chapel (HS) Isle of Wyre, Orkney, Scotland, UK

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