Giants’ Stones, Hamna Voe

Giants Stones

Copyright: Tom Bullock. Original available at Megalithic Portal.

Location

Scotland Shetland Rest of Scotland HU 24310 80555
Lat 60.50805322   Long -1.55906597

 

Characteristics

Type: Triple Length: 56m
No. of stones: 17 Size of stones: Small, medium and large
Orientation: 44° Altitude: 36m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: Yes
Context:  –
Notes:

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     Canmore     Discovery & Excavation pg. 32

Other References

Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 224.

Ruggles, C.L.N., 1999, Astronomy in prehistoric Britain and Ireland, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 196.

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