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Location of the site – image: Canmore
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A Norse house was discovered at HP 6187 0223. The building sits on a stony knoll on the beach. The ruins consist of drystone walls varying in height from 0.6 m to 1.6 m and measures c. 16.0m x c. 3.5m internally.

There are signs of annexes and enclosure walls and to the south east is a possibly associated building apparently measuring c. 6.5mx c. 3.5m.

Two Viking combs and an iron axe dated to 1000 AD by Historisk Museum, Universitet, Bergen have been found in the vicinity.

The excavated site – image: Canmore.