Cata Sand Excavation Neolithic Sanday

Cata Sand dig now under way in Sanday following online appeal

The excavation of Neolithic houses found on the beach at Cata Sand, Sanday, Orkney is now under way.

Teams from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute and the University of Central Lancashire arrived on the island last weekend to uncover the site and begin a series of excavations centred on the sites at Cata Sand settlement and Tresness tomb.