This is part of a set on Jarlshof….
Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archaeological site in Shetland, Scotland.
It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland at Sumburgh, and has been described as “one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles”.
It contains remains dating from 2500 BC up to the 17th century AD.
Click Here if you want to read the whole history of this location…
This location is directly outside the Sumburgh Hotel which was our accommodation for our stay in the Shetlands. And what a place it was…
The ruins of the original Lairds House lye directly above the diggings, and I took this looking down from the first floor at the top of the spiral staircase..
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