Saints and Stones: Plumcake Mound

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
Orkneyjar: Archaeology Around the Ring o' Brodgar
Megalithic Portal: Plumcake Mound
Wikipedia: Round Barrow

Journey to Plumcake Mound

Plumcake Mound is located close to Loch Harray near the Ring of Brodgar off the B90055 on Mainland, Orkney, Scotland.

Ordnance Survey Map (HY295135)

Visitors Information

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
Plumcake Mound

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