Eighty nine crew were aboard HMS Pheasant when she was lost on 1st of March 1917.
” I was walking up the main street in Stromness, when I saw this….”
ORCA has received a grant of £10,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund for the Orkney Energy Landscapes Project.
The tombs project will support islanders to explore and tell the stories of this remarkable group of tombs in the islands
“This collaborative project with SSEN gives us the opportunity to examine an important prehistoric site that would otherwise not have been excavated.”
The archaeologists from ORCA Archaeology discovered sections of wall that were part of the St Magnus Cathedral Close
“The project will help us understand the detailed local events and people that have shaped the culture and heritage of these islands”
The cist was found intact at the proposed Finstown substation site, just below the ground surface
The Kirkwall town improvements have uncovered the remains of Kirkwall’s Castle and kept Orkney’s archaeologists busy over the last few days.Kirkwall’s Castle Coastal erosion at Newark Bay has revealed more of a […]
“The site includes finds from the Pictish through to the Viking period.”