Broch of Burrian

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Broch of Burrian is an Iron Age broch located on the southern tip of North Ronaldsay in the Orkney Islands.

The broch has solid walls and an external diameter of 18 metres with the entrance being a passage on the southeast side, there is a small room on the northeast side.

The broch is surrounded by outer defences consisting of the remains of four concentric ramparts on the landward side.


Broch of Burrian 7 day weather forecast, weather in North Ronaldsay, Orkney Islands

Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 7.7℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Dec 09
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 7.5℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (E)
Friday, Dec 10
Expect a temp in the range 6.5℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 10 m/sec (SW)
Saturday, Dec 11
Expect a temp in the range 7.3℃ to 7.4℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (SW)
Sunday, Dec 12
Expect a temp in the range 8.4℃ to 8.6℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Dec 13
Expect a temp in the range 7.4℃ to 11.1℃ with wind speed 15.5 m/sec (SSE)
Tuesday, Dec 14
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 6.9℃ with wind speed 10.1 m/sec (WSW)

North Ronaldsay weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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