The Hall

30 June 2020
Archaeology 3: Treasure found !

Archaeology 3: Treasure found !

We cleared an area in front of the stair to see what the courtyard surface was like. It is largely [...]

READ MORE

26 June 2020
Archaeology 2: North Face

Archaeology 2: North Face

This shot shows an extension to the north face area. It goes past the northwest corner of the Hall. Behind [...]

READ MORE

24 June 2020
Archaeology: Stone Curbing

Archaeology: Stone Curbing

This shows the recently uncovered stone curbing at the North end of the Hall. The interior has been closed [...]

READ MORE

5 June 2020
New discoveries at the Hall!

New discoveries at the Hall!

Our President, Andrew Appleby is very keen to explore the archaeology of The Hall of Clestrain. Andrew feels that there [...]

READ MORE

7 May 2020
JRS acquire funding from Orkney Island Council

JRS acquire funding from Orkney Island Council

The John Rae Society board of trustees are delighted that Orkney Islands Council (OIC), through the Community Development Fund (CDF), [...]

READ MORE

29 April 2020
New designs for the Hall ?

New designs for the Hall ?

We were cheered the other day to receive these paintings from the pupils in Class P1-4 at the North Walls [...]

READ MORE

17 April 2020
JRS, Team work and the 'lockdown'

JRS, Team work and the 'lockdown'

During this difficult time the hard working committees of the John Rae Society are still progressing with the project of [...]

READ MORE

26 February 2020
JRS Community Survey

JRS Community Survey

Thank you for taking time in filling in our short survey The survey is now closed: We asked you for [...]

READ MORE

9 December 2019
JRS and ORCA 2019 Survey day results

JRS and ORCA 2019 Survey day results

From Dan Lee at ORCA Here is the summary of the archive day, with some results and a timeline as it [...]

READ MORE