How to use Broch in a sentence

broch
  • The broch, which stands on a rocky promontory at the south-west of the isle, now measures about 45 ft.

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  • Burra is a contraction of Bo?gar-oy, meaning "Broch island."

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  • Burray (677) is famous for the broch from which the island takes its name (Borgarey, Norse, "island of the broch").

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  • Adjoining the southern chamber is the inside stair conducting to the top of the broch; of this stair some twenty steps remain.

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  • It possesses several examples of Pictish and Scandinavian antiquities, such as the "Odin stone" and the broch of Burrowstone.

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  • At Lamb Head, its southeasterly point, is a broch and Pictish pier, and about 2 m.

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  • The antiquities include a broch in Elsness.

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  • The monumental stone with Ogham inscription, which was discovered in the broch of Burrian, must date from the days of the early Christian missionaries.

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  • The earlier one was built against the broch wall, with a later wheelhouse in the center.

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