For the next in our series looking at the excavation of each major building on site over time, we jump across to Trench T and the enigmatic Structure Twenty-Seven.
2018 – later in the season.
2019 – extending Trench T to take in the corners of Structure Twenty-Seven.
2019. working down through the extensions.
2019. End of season.
Structure Twenty-Seven schematic at the end of 2019.
The early Neolithic structure unearthed at Howe, Stromness, in the 1970s. The presence of a hearth makes the interpretation that it was a stalled cairn questionable. Instead, note the similarities to Structure Twenty-Seven at the Ness.