Intoduction to Skara Brae


A history project about Scara Brae .

Scara Brae became a Unesco world heritage site in 1999 because of it’s historical importance.

The site was first found in 1850, after a storm exposed some of the ruins. However, it was wasn’t thoroughly excavated until the 1920s when another storm uncovered one of the houses.  It is situated in the Orkney isles just north of Scotland and is one of northern Europe’s most important stone age discovery’s .

Keep reading to find out more about this historical gem…

This blog was created by Becky Gillan as part of a history project.


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