Broch of Burroughston (Orkney Islands)

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  • Burroughston Broch is an Iron Age broch located on the island of Shapinsay in the Orkney Islands.

    The brock has an external diameter of around 18 metres, and an internal diameter of around 10 metres, whilst the drystone walls are up to four metres thick in some parts and there is a complete chamber intact off the entrance passage. Some remains of stone fittings are evident in the interior.

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    Light rain today through Monday, with high temperatures falling to 3°C on Monday.

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