Committee Decisions

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.

 

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-99/CONF.209/11
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Session: 23COM