'Ardvonrig', Isle of Barra

an appraisal of the location of a Scandinavian accompanied burial

Shane McLeod (Author)


Keyword(s):
standing stone, Outer Hebrides, bovre, Isle of Barra, Ardvonrig, Viking Age, early medieval, landscape, burial, Scandinavian, norse, Viking
Location(s):
Isle of Barra; Outer Hebrides; Scotland; UK
Period(s):
early medieval

Abstract


This note assesses the likely location of the ‘Ardvonrig’ accompanied Viking Age burial found in 1862 on the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides, and considers whether the exact location of the burial can be determined following a visit to the site in 2014. The possible reasons for the choice of burial location are then assessed.

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Published
30-11-2016
How to Cite
McLeod, S. (2016). ’Ardvonrig’, Isle of Barra. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 145, 299-305. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9833
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