Is the Wirk a Castle?

Press/Media: Research


Dr Sarah Jane Gibbon and Dan Lee (UHI Archaeology Institute / ORCA) project leads for the Castle Studies Trust funded project explain the reasons behind the excavations they are undertaking at The Wirk in the Orkneys and what they hope to achieve during their two week dig.

Period8 Sept 2020 → 5 Jul 2021

Media contributions


Media contributions


  • archaeology
  • Orkney
  • Historical Archaeology