HY5608 : Repentance Stools - Dale of Helzie

taken 6 years ago, near to North Halley, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Repentance Stools - Dale of Helzie
Repentance Stools - Dale of Helzie
Repenting Stools on old maps. Nothing in Archives nor on the Web gave a clue as to the origin of the name.
Just below Dot, in the cliffs, are the Hidie Holes HY5608 : The Hidie Holes of Helzie (where local men avoided the Press Gangs). There is a clear mention of those in the original OS surveyor's notes.
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Date Taken
Friday, 16 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 5610 0806 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:57.4486N 2:45.8936W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 5611 0805
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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