|Notes:||Built near the edge of one of the natural terraces above the shore and overlooking the Knowe of Lairo.|
Excavated in 1935, it was found to have been severely robbed and disturbed. Originally 31.4m long and 7.3m wide at its maximum, the entrance was in the south-eastern end.
The chamber was 26.8 m long and increased in width from 1.2m at the entrance to 2m near the inner end. It was divided into 14 compartments by thirteen pairs of orthostats.
Scottish Radiocarbon Database
A stalled cairn, the Knowe of Ramsay, at Hullion, Rousay, Orkney. (1936) In Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Volume 70 (1935-36)
Tombs of the Isles - Knowe of Ramsay, Rousay.