Decision : CONF 209 VIII.C.1
The Heart of Neolithic Orkney (United Kingdom)
Property: The Heart of Neolithic Orkney
Id. N°: 514 Rev
State Party: United Kingdom
Criteria: C (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
The Committee inscribed the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (i),(ii),(iii), and (iv):
The monuments of Orkney, dating back to 3000-2000 BC, are outstanding testimony to the cultural achievements of the Neolithic peoples of northern Europe.