HY4909 : Cloven Ayre noust

taken 6 years ago, near to Yinstay, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Cloven Ayre noust
Cloven Ayre noust
One of several well formed and historic nousts (boat shelters). Not well marked on modern maps (cartographically lost!), they may indeed be very old, perhaps (it is suggested) even Viking in origin.
"Nousts....northern bank of the outer lagoon-evidence of its use as a harbour, perhaps as far back as Viking times...." LinkExternal link
Marked on this map LinkExternal link as is the tidal gate to Loch of Swarsquoy HY5009 : Cloven Ayre
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 30 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 4974 0961 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:58.2416N 2:52.5477W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 4973 0960
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Noust  Boat Shelter 

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