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Pictures & images of the ruins of the neolithic Barnhouse settlement on the Isle of Orkney, Scotland.

Close to the standing stones of Stenness and Brodgar on the banks of Loch Harray is a neolithic village known today as the Barnhouse settlement. Dating from around 2600BC the settlement has at its centre what appears to have been a central hall about 7 meters square. Like Maeshowe, the hall of Barnhouse is built in a base of yellow clay. To enter the building people had to...
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