HY4248 : Noltland Castle

taken 7 years ago, near to Pierowall, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

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Noltland Castle
Noltland Castle
Close to Pierowall Bay and was built by Scotsman, Gilbert Balfour from Fife. The land was granted in 1560 and building is believed to have started soon after.

Footnote: Whilst on holiday on the Orkney Islands, Pearl decided to have her picture taken "planking" in various places. This is a Facebook led craze which involves having your picture taken whilst lying face down, arms at your side. I've included it because it is relevant to its time and Pearl isn't that obvious in the picture.
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Monday, 13 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 4291 4867 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:19.2328N 3:0.2869W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 4293 4865
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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