Broch Sentence Examples
Burra is a contraction of Bo?gar-oy, meaning "Broch island."
The broch, which stands on a rocky promontory at the south-west of the isle, now measures about 45 ft.
Burray (677) is famous for the broch from which the island takes its name (Borgarey, Norse, "island of the broch").
Adjoining the southern chamber is the inside stair conducting to the top of the broch; of this stair some twenty steps remain.
It possesses several examples of Pictish and Scandinavian antiquities, such as the "Odin stone" and the broch of Burrowstone.Advertisement
At Lamb Head, its southeasterly point, is a broch and Pictish pier, and about 2 m.
The antiquities include a broch in Elsness.
The monumental stone with Ogham inscription, which was discovered in the broch of Burrian, must date from the days of the early Christian missionaries.
The earlier one was built against the broch wall, with a later wheelhouse in the center.