Dating from around 2500 BCE, this magnificent stone circle occupies a scenic location between two lakes on Orkney. At nearly 104 meters in diameter, the Ring of Brodgar is the third largest stone circle in Britain.
- 2500 BCE
Ring of Brodgar erected in Orkney Islands
- 2000 BCE
Settlement at Stenness abandoned
Viking invaders briefly occupy Stenness area
- Ritchie, Anna and Graham Ritchie. Oxford Archaeological Guide to Scotland. Oxford University Press, USA, 1997, pp. 187, 189.
- Burl, Aubrey and Dr. Aubrey Burl. A Guide to the Stone Circles of Britain, Ireland and Brittany. Yale University Press, 2004, pp. 145-47.
- Wills, Elspeth and Michael Wills. Blue Guide Scotland. Blue Guide, 2000, p. 550.
- Official Website of the Ring of Brodgar. Web. Accessed 1 Nov. 2016. <http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/propertyresults/propertydetail.htm?PropID=PL_233&PropName=Ring%20Of%20Brogdar%20Stone%20Circle%20and%20Henge>