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ID: 4010502
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Skara Brae (deserted settlement)  Skara Brae (deserted settlement)

Coordinates:
Lat: 59 02 55 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 59.0480  decimal degrees
Long: 003 20 35 W  degrees minutes   Long: -3.3430  decimal degrees

Note: Was a Neolithic village dating from ca. 2000 BCE; site of 7 underground rooms with fireplaces, stone beds, dressers & tables made of flat slates; is very well preserved because it was buried under a sand dune until a storm uncovered it in 1851.

Names:
Skara Brae (preferred,C,V)
Skara Brae Site (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Scotland (country)  ............  Scotland (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Orkney (unitary authority)  ................  Orkney (unitary authority) (P)
Hierarchy of Mainland (island)  ....................  Mainland (island) (P)
Hierarchy of Skara Brae (deserted settlement)  ........................  Skara Brae (deserted settlement) (P)

Place Types:
deserted settlement (preferred, C)  ............  was a Neolithic settlement
archaeological site (C)
inhabited place (H)
Neolithic (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Skara Brae..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.......................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1977) 222
.......................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 409
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 869
Skara Brae Site..........  [VP]
.............................  LC Subject Authority Headings. [online] (2002-) SAFL85123094, accessed 1 April 2009
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Bartholomew Gazetteer of Britain (1977) 222
..................  Blue Guide: Scotland (1980) 409
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 869
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Canby, Historic Places (1984)

 

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