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Knap o' Howar (HES)
Knap o' Howar (HES)

Knap o' Howar (HES)

Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period.

Probably the oldest standing stone houses in Europe, dating from the early Neolithic period. Two houses, approximately rectangular, with stone cupboards and stalls. This site is contemporary with the chambered tombs of Orkney.

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Holland
Papa Westray
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Knap of Howar is free to visit and open year-round.

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