P000523

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P number: P000523
Old photograph number: C03233
Caption: Skara Brae is a small prehistoric village of six to eight houses, which were built, modified and rebuilt over a period of c. 600 years, between c. 3100 and 2500 BC, at the Bay of Skaill, on mainland Orkney.
Description: Skara Brae is a small prehistoric village of six to eight houses, which were built, modified and rebuilt over a period of c. 600 years, between c. 3100 and 2500 BC, at the Bay of Skaill, on mainland Orkney. A view of the interior of one of the houses, showing the dresser, constructed of local flagstone which was readily available and easily workable; a stone seat in front of the dresser, and the edge of the hearth in the centre foreground.
Date taken: 01/06/1930
Photographer: Strachan, W.E.J.
Copyright statement: Crown
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 318500
Y latitude/northing: 1023500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 182.43 KB; 1000 x 735 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 194 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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