Site: Birsay

Name:Birsay CISP No:BIRSY
Place:Birsay Grid Ref:HY 2390 2850 (GB)   Map
Parish:inc Stones:3
County:Orkney (Arcaibh) , Scotland Saint(s):none
Site Type:settlement

Site Notes

Forsyth/1996, 69: `The brough of Birsay is a tidal outlet, just over 20 hectares in area, off the north-west coast of mainland Orkney at the head of Birsay Bay (NGR HY 239 285)'.

On the history of the site Morris/1995, 1--29, gives a useful summary of work.