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Saving the gems of the Stone Age

August 4, 2009

It is one of the best preserved Stone Age villages in Europe, but Skara Brae in Orkney is just a few metres from the sea and it is a constant battle to save it from coastal erosion.

Experts warn as many as 10,000 historic sites around Scotland are at risk of being swept away, many of them unexcavated and unprotected.

BBC News Scotland Correspondent Lorna Gordon has been to visit the Neolithic community to see what measures are being taken to protect it.

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