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Jarlshof, Shetland

J. R. C. Hamilton

Jarlshof, Shetland

by J. R. C. Hamilton

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Published by HMSO in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J.R.C. Hamilton.
SeriesOfficial guide-book / Ministry of Public Building and Works
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21087137M

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The Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse settlements in Shetland are one of the most important and inspirational archaeological sites in Scotland. In light of updated Scottish Government advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID), we have taken the decision to close public access to our staffed properties and offices until further on: Sumburgh, Shetland, ZE3 9JN.

An Account of Further Excavation at Jarlshof, Sumburgh, Shetland, in &on behalf of of Works. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Curle, Alex O.

Discover Jarlshof in Shetland Islands, United Kingdom: This picturesque archeological site looks like it was pulled straight from a fantasy novel. Attractions near Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement: ( mi) St Ninian's Isle ( mi) The Shetland Pony Shetland book ( mi) Scalloway Museum ( mi) Roundabout Shetland ( mi) Shetland Museum and Archives; View all attractions near /5().

Jarlshof Sumburgh Shetland ZE3 9JN. National Grid reference: HU Telephone: 1 April to 30 September: 1 October to 31 March: Coaches must book in advance to guarantee access. View Jarlshof on a Google map.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: 39 Jarlshof illustrations, plates, 1. Jarlshof is one of the most inspirational archaeological sites in Scotland. That may seem an extravagant description in a country that has Maeshowe, the Ness of Brodgar and, Skara Brae. But while Skara Brae brings to life a moment in our remote past, Jarlshof shows you each of the steps that link an almost as remote moment in our past to an era whose buildings still stand around us.

At the bottom of the mainland of Shetland is a site called Jarlshof, and it’s year-old history visible in the present day. It can’t be missed in the top things to do in the Shetland Isles. Jarlshof (pronounced “Yarlshof”) ranks so highly on my list of amazing historical places because of its unassuming nature.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Robertson Campbell Hamilton. Find more information about: ISBN: Shetland (Scottish Gaelic: Sealtainn), also called the Shetland Islands and formerly Zetland, is a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, situated in the Northern Atlantic, between Great Britain, the Faroe Islands and Norway.

The islands lie some 80 km (50 mi) to the northeast of Orkney, km ( mi) from the Scottish mainland and km ( mi) west of nates: 60°21′N 1°13′W / °N. You can also display car parks in Jarlshof, real-time traffic information and petrol stations. Finally, you can view and book your choice of the MICHELIN restaurant selections for Jarlshof, or book your Jarlshof hotel free of charge (including MICHELIN Guide listed hotels).

An incredible sight of stones and various structures made from it, the Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement is one of the most beautiful things to do in Shetland. It will leave you awe-inspired the moment you sight it. A beautiful contrast of grey from the stones, /5.

Welcome to the Shetland Heritage website, where you can learn much more about the cultural and natural heritage of the Shetland Islands, including information about each area and island, and plenty of downloadable brochures to use and enjoy.

Official Guide to Jarslhof. Ancient Monuments and Historic Buildings, Ministry of Works. Books Set in Jarlshof, Shetland, Scotland Showing of 1. Jarlshof: A Walk Through the Past by. Patrick AshmoreAuthor: Patrick Ashmore. Jarlshof. Sumburgh Hotel BOOK NOW. This tour takes you to the South Mainlaind of Shetland.

The route will take you past some of the oldest buildings in Lerwick, before heading south along the east coast of Shetland. You will pass through the villages of Gulberwick and Quarff where you will see evidence of Shetland’s glacial past. Book your tour now. Please select the tour that you would like to go on and select the date that you want to book.

If you are on a mobile device please click on book now and you will be taken to our secure booking page. Click on the home button to take you back to our main website. - Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archaeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as "one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles".

It contains remains dating from BC up to the 17th century AD. Wikipedia. Jarlshof by J.R.C. Hamilton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archaeological site in Shetland, Scotland.

It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as "one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles". Jarlshof, Shetland. BC. Shetland is catnip for lovers of prehistory, and Jarlshof is its best known site.

The earliest buildings unearthed here were 4,year-old roundhouses, and its.Jarlshof (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork) on The Modern Antiquarian, the UK & Ireland's most popular megalithic community website.

19 images, 5 fieldnotes, 1 weblink, plus information on many more ancient sites nearby and across the UK & Ireland. Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement: Fascinating place - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Sumburgh, UK, at Tripadvisor.5/5().