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TITLE
Ground plan of Broch of Yarhouse, near Wick, Caithness
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P203
PLACENAME
Wick
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
DATE OF IMAGE
1871
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31591
KEYWORDS
Broch of Yarhouse
Wick
reindeer antlers
spindle whorls
brochs
zoomable

Excavated by Mr Joseph Anderson in 1865, this broch is situated five miles south of Wick, at the south end of the Loch of Yarhouse. Finds from the broch and surrounding area include animal and fish bones (including reindeer antler), pottery, rubbing stones, spindle whorls, and human remains.



The illustration is from the 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland', Vol VIII, 1871

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Ground plan of Broch of Yarhouse, near Wick, Caithness

CAITHNESS: Wick

1870s

Broch of Yarhouse; Wick; reindeer antlers; spindle whorls; brochs; zoomable

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (maps)

Excavated by Mr Joseph Anderson in 1865, this broch is situated five miles south of Wick, at the south end of the Loch of Yarhouse. Finds from the broch and surrounding area include animal and fish bones (including reindeer antler), pottery, rubbing stones, spindle whorls, and human remains.<br /><br /> <br /><br /> The illustration is from the 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland', Vol VIII, 1871