NO5905 : Caiplie Caves

taken 9 years ago, near to Crail, Fife, Great Britain

Caiplie Caves
Caiplie Caves
Weathered and eroded over the millennia by the action of wind and tide, this chunk of red sandstone now stands isolated. Medieval chronicles associate Caplie with St. Adrian (or St. Ethernan) who was killed on the Isle of May in 875 by Viking raiders. Christian crosses carved into the wall of Chapel Cave give credence to the theory that this was a shrine to the martyred saint.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 8 March, 2009
Category
Coastal feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 599 058 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:14.6036N 2:38.8391W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 599 058
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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