At approximately 72 feet in diameter and roughly 10 feet high, Plumcake Mound is slightly smaller than its Loch Harray neighbor, Fresh Knowe.
Thought to date from between 2500 and 1500 B.C., when excavated it contained two cists that contained cremated remains.
About Plumcake Mound
Orkneyjar: Plumcake Mound
Journey to Plumcake Mound
Plumcake Mound is located close to Loch Harray near the Ring of Brodgar off the B90055 on Mainland, Orkney, Scotland.
Orkneyjar: Archaeology Around the Ring o' Brodgar
Megalithic Portal: Plumcake Mound
Wikipedia: Round Barrow
Ordnance Survey Map (HY295135)
Visitors information may be found on the Orkneyjar website. General tourist information for Orkney may be found on the Visit Orkney website.
Additional Photos of Plumcake Mound
Descriptive Sign for Plumcake Mound and Other Sites Around Brodgar
Plumcake Mound By Loch Harray