Sna Broch, Shetland

Sna Broch, Shetland

Section cleaning, recording and sampling Sna Broch is a Scheduled Monument on the Shetland island of Fetlar. Historic and ongoing coastal erosion has destroyed much of the monument, including the broch tower, but has also revealed fabulous sections across the...
Channerwick Broch, Shetland

Channerwick Broch, Shetland

Section cleaning, recording and sampling In winter of 2013/14 fierce storms exposed masses of archaeological deposits in the coast edge at Channerwick, Bay, on the South Mainland of Shetland. In summer 2015 Archaeology Shetland cleaned and recorded the massive...
A broch blog

A broch blog

Brochs are amongst the most spectacular of eroding coastal archaeology, and in the course of SCHARP, we have seen and recorded quite a few of them. Many thousands of these towers of the Iron Age would once have been an impressive sight along the coasts of  Northern...
Orkney: our wettest, windiest and busiest ShoreUPDATE yet

Orkney: our wettest, windiest and busiest ShoreUPDATE yet

Hello from Orkney, where we’ve spent an amazing couple of weeks exploring eroding coastlines, and encountering world class archaeology in the best company of our SCHARP volunteers and new friends. It’s been the busiest, blowiest and wettest ShoreUPDATE trip yet, and...

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