Materializing Neolithic House Societies in Orkney, introducing Varme Dale and Muckquoy

Colin Richards, Jane Downes, Christopher Gee, Stephen Carter

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This chapter describes the results of a long-term research project investigating the prehistoric settlement of Orkney from the 4th to 2nd millenia BC within the Bay of Firth area of central Mainland Orkney.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe development of Neolithic House Societies in Orkney
Subtitle of host publicationInvestigations in the Bay of Firth, Mainland, Orkney (1994-2014)
EditorsColin Richards, Richard Jones
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherWindgather Press
Number of pages253
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-90968-690-8
ISBN (Print)978-1-90968-689-2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2016


  • Neolithic
  • Orkney
  • archaeology
  • Varme Dale

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