And so it was that on Saturday 21st of August 2021, another group of Orcadians, this time led by Dan Lee and the project team of ‘Orkney Energy Landscapes’, took to the hills and re-created that same walk.
This important archaeological project involving The Archaeology Institute of the University of the Highlands and Islands, ORCA (Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology), St Andrew’s University and members of the community is funded by Heritage Lottery Funding.
Costa Hill, Evie- the site of the world’s first wind turbine which connected to the Grid.
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”