Broch of Burroughston, Shapinsay, Orkney Islands
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    Broch of Burroughston Information

    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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    7-day Weather Forecast


    Light rain tomorrow, with high temperatures rising to 18°C on Friday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       23%  76%   7 mph
      4:36 am    10:01 pm
    Sunday, Jul 22nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       46%  93%   12 mph
      4:38 am    9:59 pm

    Monday, Jul 23rd
     Overcast throughout the day.
     
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       43%  95%   2 mph
      4:40 am    9:57 pm
    Tuesday, Jul 24th
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       38%  70%   5 mph
      4:42 am    9:55 pm

    Wednesday, Jul 25th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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       8%  52%   10 mph
      4:44 am    9:53 pm
    Thursday, Jul 26th
     Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
     
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       19%  38%   13 mph
      4:46 am    9:51 pm

    Friday, Jul 27th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       9%  28%   17 mph
      4:48 am    9:49 pm
    Saturday, Jul 28th
     Rain overnight.
     
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       88%  91%   8 mph
      4:50 am    9:47 pm

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