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 through next Monday, with high temperatures peaking at 15°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.
     
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      7:01 am    7:07 pm
    Tuesday, Sep 25th
     Windy throughout the day and light rain overnight.
     
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       65%  97%   27 mph
      7:03 am    7:04 pm

    Wednesday, Sep 26th
     Light rain in the morning and dangerously windy in the afternoon.
     
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       97%  100%   13 mph
      7:06 am    7:01 pm
    Thursday, Sep 27th
     Light rain in the morning.
     
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       87%  97%   14 mph
      7:08 am    6:58 pm

    Friday, Sep 28th
     Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon and windy overnight.
     
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       14%  54%   16 mph
      7:10 am    6:55 pm
    Saturday, Sep 29th
     Windy and overcast throughout the day.
     
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       43%  95%   28 mph
      7:12 am    6:52 pm

    Sunday, Sep 30th
     Windy in the morning and mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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    11
       43%  85%   19 mph
      7:15 am    6:49 pm
    Monday, Oct 1st
     Windy starting in the afternoon and light rain in the evening.
     
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    13
       84%  98%   21 mph
      7:17 am    6:46 pm

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