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Brough of Bigging, promontory fort, Yesnaby

A Scheduled Monument in West Mainland, Orkney Islands


Latitude: 59.0213 / 59°1'16"N

Longitude: -3.3616 / 3°21'41"W

OS Eastings: 321919

OS Northings: 1015713

OS Grid: HY219157

Mapcode National: GBR L42W.LTD

Mapcode Global: WH69M.BJG1

« Listing Details

Entry Name: Brough of Bigging, promontory fort, Yesnaby

Scheduled Date: 21 August 1995

Last Amended: 26 March 2014

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM6214

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Sandwick

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: West Mainland

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