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    Knowe of Queen o Howe Information

    The Knowe of Queen o’Howe is a turf-covered, artificial mound which probably contains a broch tower. Located in the north of the island of Westray in Orkney, it is mostly made of large stones with a circular hollow on the top, used for burning kelp.

    The name is derived from Old Norse meaning ‘enclosure’ and ‘mound’. Excavations nearby have uncovered evidence of a settlement which predates Skara Brae so it is likely that Knowe of Queen o’Howe was also a settlement.

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    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain throughout the week, with high temperatures falling to 10°C on Sunday.

    Today's Forecast
     Dangerously windy and mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       77%  57%   24 mph
      6:53 am    7:20 pm
    Friday, Sep 21st
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon and windy throughout the day.
     
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       53%  62%   20 mph
      6:55 am    7:17 pm

    Saturday, Sep 22nd
     Windy and partly cloudy until evening.
     
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       64%  39%   23 mph
      6:57 am    7:14 pm
    Sunday, Sep 23rd
     Windy and partly cloudy starting in the evening.
     
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       48%  11%   23 mph
      7:00 am    7:11 pm

    Monday, Sep 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day and windy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       56%  78%   23 mph
      7:02 am    7:08 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
     
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       67%  98%   29 mph
      7:04 am    7:05 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Windy in the morning and rain overnight.
     
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       93%  100%   21 mph
      7:06 am    7:02 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Rain in the morning and windy throughout the day.
     
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       88%  74%   21 mph
      7:09 am    6:59 pm

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