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Posted: March 28, 2012

Author: AndrewJ

Category: Monuments

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  1. Brian Smith says:

    The neat top storey at Mousa is a mid-19th century creation. In the late 1850s there wer5e fears that the broch was going to fall down, and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland started a subscription so that repairs could be made. In 1861 a Shetland mason called Gifford Laurenson made major changes to the top of the building, which have stood the test of time.

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