Excavation at Orquil souterrain, St Ola, Orkney

D Simpson (Author)

Eileen Murphy (Author)

Richard Gregory (Author)

M McCartney (Author)


Keyword(s):
souterrain, pit
Location(s):
St Ola; Orkney; Scotland; UK
Period(s):
Iron Age

Abstract


In July 1971 a souterrain was excavated at Orquil, St Ola, Orkney. Although it is generally typical of many Orcadian souterrains, a lower subsidiary pit feature was identified during the course of excavation which appears to be a novel feature of souterrain construction.

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Published
30-11-2008
How to Cite
Simpson, D., Murphy, E., Gregory, R., & McCartney, M. (2008). Excavation at Orquil souterrain, St Ola, Orkney. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 137, 169-178. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9696
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