Category: Structures

Structure Thirty featured image

Structure Thirty

The large curving wall face belonging to Structure Thirty protrudes from the edge of Trench P to the south-east of Structure Twelve. There is not much that can be said about Thirty, given the fact...

Structures Twenty-One and Twenty-Nine

Structures Twenty-One and Twenty-Nine

Structure Twenty-One To the west of Structure One, and protruding from the side of Trench P, is Structure Twenty-One’s northern wall. Only the eastern end of the building, which was built c3200BC but slightly later...

Structure Sixteen (ORCA)

Structure Sixteen

The heavily truncated remains of Structure Sixteen sit directly to the south of Structure Fourteen in Trench P. Measuring approximately five metres by three metres, and aligned northwest-southeast, it seems this small building was an...

Structures Thirty-Six and Twenty Featured Image

Structures Thirty-Six and Twenty

The third part of a series looking at the lesser-known buildings at the Ness of Brodgar excavation site. Structure Thirty-Six When Structure Fourteen was constructed in the northern corner of Trench P, it was placed...

Structures Eight, Seventeen and Eighteen

Structures Seventeen and Eighteen

One of the most commonly asked questions by visitors to the excavation is about the the structure numbers – how they are allocated and what do they represent? The answer is quite simple. The numbers...