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Skara Brae - View South
Title: Skara Brae - View South
Description: Skara Brae is one of the most important discoveries of recent years and is the best preserved prehistoric village in Western Europe. The houses were uncovered from centuries of lying under the sand in 1850 after a fierce storm. After many years of excavations there are now eight houses to explore. For more information on Skara Brae, click here. In the care of Historic Scotland.
Date: July 1994
Skara Brae - View North
Title: Skara Brae - View North
Description: This view shows the proximity of the houses to the beach.
Date: July 1994
Skara Brae - View West
Title: Skara Brae - View West
Description: Another stone dwelling. The houses are all linked by small passageways forming a prehistoric street.
Date: July 1994
Skara Brae - Inside a Stone House
Title: Skara Brae - Inside a Stone House
Description: This view shows the inside of one of the houses.
Date: July 1994
Skara Brae - Panorama
Title: Skara Brae - Panorama
Description: Looking north, this view shows many of the stone dwellings beside the Bay of Skaill. You can also see some of the large number of visitors who make the trip to Orkney to visit this historic site.
Date: July 1994
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