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 today, with high temperatures falling to 8°C on Saturday.

    Today's Forecast
     Partly cloudy throughout the day and windy in the afternoon.
     
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      5:33 am    8:47 pm
    Wednesday, Apr 25th
     Partly cloudy throughout the day.
     
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       39%  56%   12 mph
      5:30 am    8:50 pm

    Thursday, Apr 26th
     Mostly cloudy until evening.
     
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      5:27 am    8:52 pm
    Friday, Apr 27th
     Partly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       20%  37%   8 mph
      5:25 am    8:54 pm

    Saturday, Apr 28th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       28%  34%   7 mph
      5:22 am    8:57 pm
    Sunday, Apr 29th
     Clear throughout the day.
     
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       0%  3%   4 mph
      5:19 am    8:59 pm

    Monday, Apr 30th
     Mostly cloudy until afternoon.
     
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       0%  25%   9 mph
      5:17 am    9:02 pm
    Tuesday, May 1st
     Overcast starting in the afternoon.
     
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       6%  40%   13 mph
      5:14 am    9:04 pm

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