Located on the Northside shore, Skipi Geo is one of the most remarkable noust sites in Orkney. A fan-shaped arrangement of 12 nousts radiates around the top of a steep incline from the beach at the head of a deep geo. A stone-built fisherman’s hut is located on the western side of the nousts.
NGR: HY 25062 28316
Mapping Magnus project 2017-18: A research, community and training project focussed on Birsay, Orkney, to commemorate the 900th anniversary of the death of St Magnus.
Funded by: Heritage Lottery Fund, Client: Orkney Islands Council.
For more information see our blog: https://archaeologyorkney.com/category/mapping-magnus/