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Scord of Brouster

an early agricultural settlement on Shetland : excavations 1977-1979

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Published by Oxford University Committee for Archaeology in Oxford [Oxfordshire] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neolithic period -- Scotland -- Scord of Brouster.,
  • Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Scotland -- Scord of Brouster.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Scotland -- Scord of Brouster.,
  • Scord of Brouster (Scotland) -- Antiquities.,
  • Shetland (Scotland) -- Antiquities.,
  • Scotland -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alasdair Whittle ... [et al.].
    SeriesMonograph / Oxford University Committee for Archaeology -- no. 9, Monograph (University of Oxford. Committee for Archaeology) -- no. 9.
    ContributionsWhittle, A. W. R.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p., [1] fold, leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22169506M
    ISBN 100947816097

    The excavated remains at the Scord of Brouster and the oversized house, the ‘temple’ at Stanydale, are excellent examples, but walkers anywhere in the area are likely to trip over the remains of stone dykes which were first built , years ago. There are good, .   Brouster Family Crest Brouster Coat Of Arms Digital Download. DOWNLOAD HERE. INSTANTLY DOWNLOAD the Brouster Family Crest / Brouster Coat of .

    This book highlights how such information can be revealed and interpreted. The examples presented here and the focus on techniques make this book of worldwide relevance. Tell Aswad, Sands of Beirut, Midhowe Chambered Cairn, El Kowm, Unstan Chambered Cairn, Sesklo, Scord of Brouster, Maes Knoll, Beidha, Tell Qaramel, Neba'a Faour, Jarmo. Tom Brouster is Chairman at Reliance Bancshares Inc. See Tom Brouster's compensation, career history, education, & memberships.

    Plans of Late Neolithic houses mentioned in the text. 1 – Barnhouse, Orkney; 2 – Scord of Brouster, Shetland; 3 – Reconstructions of the Durrington Walls structures at Stonehenge visitor centre, 4 – Trelystan, Powys; 5 –. Australian readers are free to speculate that the Scord of Brouster may have been the home of the ancestors of the Brewster Brothers. Close to where I was staying at Burrastow, here are a couple of abandoned croft houses beside the road.


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The Scord of Brouster is one of the earliest Neolithic farm sites in Shetland, Scotland. It has been dated to BC with a Scord of Brouster book window of 80 years on either side. It comprises three houses, several fields surrounded by walls, and a cairn.

A sign by the Scord of Brouster states that the climate of Shetland became wetter towards BC, and that peat forming near the fields eventually forced Built: During the Neolithic Period.

: Scord of Brouster: An Early Agricultural Settlement on Shetland (): Alasdair Whittle: Books. Scord of Brouster submitted by h_fenton Scord of Brouster ancient farm was in use BC This view has been created from over Kite Aerial Photograph s using Agisoft Photoscan and then massively reduced in size to fit here on the Megalithic Portal.

22 September Scord of Brouster submitted by h_fenton House 3 at the Scord of Brouster. Rome2rio makes travelling from Shetland Islands to Scord of Brouster easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.

Find all the transport options for your trip from Shetland Islands to Scord of Brouster right here. It has a couple of Neolithic sites – Scord of Brouster, a settlement from c BC, and Staneydale Temple from c BC.

The latter name was made up by the archaeologist who excavated it, but it almost certainly wasn’t a temple – more likely a communal building or the house of a chieftain.

The field-system at Scord of Brouster comprises eight irregular conjoined enclosures, clustered together to form a roughly oval block.

Scattered across the interiors of six of the field enclosures, and extending beyond them to the east, there are over 60 small cairns, presumably field clearance, some arranged in. Scord of Brouster (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc.

Earthwork) on The Modern Antiquarian, the Scord of Brouster book & Ireland's most popular megalithic community website. 6 images, 2 fieldnotes, plus information on many more ancient sites nearby and across the UK & Ireland.

Scord Of Brouster You may copy, display, store and make derivative works for personal use or use solely within an educational institution by staff and students, under these conditions: the ScotlandsPlaces website is attributed, there is no commercial use or sale, and no public distribution (for example, by hand, email, or web).

Rome2rio makes travelling from Lerwick to Scord of Brouster easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.

Find all the transport options for your trip from Lerwick to Scord of Brouster right here. Scord of Brouster can be considered as part of a wider, well-preserved, prehistoric landscape.

To the south, discontinuous stretches of walling up to m in length suggest a rough grid pattern, part of which may extend as far as the Loch of Grunnavoe. Settlement sites acting as foci for more intensive activity exist at Gallow Hill, m S of.

7) The Scord of Brouster, West Mainland. The Scord of Brouster is one of the earliest Neolithic farm sites in Shetland and it can be found north-west of the village of Walls – you’ll see a sign for it along the A The three houses at the Scord of Brouster are oval-shaped –.

Scord of Brouster. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Oxford University Committee for Archaeology: Distributed by Oxbow Books, (OCoLC) Online version: Scord of Brouster. Oxford [Oxfordshire]: Oxford University Committee for Archaeology: Distributed by Oxbow Books, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book.

Book Description Shetland Times Ltd, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A collection of essays about work done on Shetland in the s, including Scord of Brouster, Sumburgh, Mavis Grind, Sandwick, Unst, the Biggins, Papa Stour, also on the Shetland iron Age, building tradition, shipwreck and underwater archaeology.

^ The Scord of Brouster site includes a cluster of six or seven walled fields and three stone circular houses that contains the earliest hoe-blades found so far in Scotland. [43] ^ Some scholars believe that this story, which appears in the Orkneyinga Saga is apocryphal and based on the later voyages of Magnus Barelegs.

Neolithic land-use and environmental degradation: a study from the Western Isles of Scotland - Volume 78 Issue - Coralie M Mills, Ian Armit, Kevin J Edwards, Pamela Grinter, Ymke Mulder.

After a few days in Lerwick we moved north to Busta House, exploring the Mainland's Westside on the way. It has a couple of Neolithic sites - Scord of Brouster, a settlement from c BC, and Staneydale Temple from c BC. The latter name was made up.

Milles, A., Charred remains of barley and other plants from Scord of Brouster in Whittle, A. Scord of Brouster: an early agricultural settlement on Shetland – Oxford: Oxford University Committee for Archaeology Monograph 9.

A fact from Scord of Brouster appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know. column on 17 December (check views).The text of the entry was as follows: "Did you know that nea quartz artifacts were found at a Neolithic site known as the Scord of Brouster?"; A record of the entry may be seen at Wikipedia:Recent additions//December.

Scord of Brouster in Shetland. Prior to meeting Val on that blustery afternoon, I had visited the oldest settlement in Shetland, the Scord of Brouster. The remains of three round houses dating back to 3,BC look out over a peat bog to a nearby loch. Thousands of years ago, it was arable land where barley was farmed.

A series of alcoves, some with hearths and two massive post holes to support a timber-framed roof confirm the grandeur which helps to set this building apart from other Neolithic structures in Shetland.

From there we drive to the Scord of Brouster, one of the earliest Neolithic farm sites in Shetland. Excavated in the s, it spans a period.

west to Brouster, incorporating our bridge. The government road ended in a branch near the Scord of Brouster, and not to the farm, so was the track built after the s to connect Brouster?

The clue is the Abernethy family, who lived at Brouster from the s, and were an enterprising lot. Their thriving.Media in category "Scord of Brouster" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total.

Scord of Brouster - - jpg × ; KB.Day 4 - Scord of Brouster This morning we drive out to Stanydale Temple, a megalithic structure of uncertain purpose.

Next, visit the Scord of Brouster and in Lerwick, we visit the Shetland Museum.