HY2427 : Earl's Palace, Birsay

taken 5 years ago, near to Lower Palace, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

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Earl's Palace, Birsay
Earl's Palace, Birsay
Earl Robert Stewart built the Earl's Palace, in Birsay, between 1569 and 1579.

An illegitimate son of King James V of Scotland, the palace stands monument to Robert's royal pretensions and his oppression of the people of Orkney. See LinkExternal link for information.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 11 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Saturday, 13 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2482 2777 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:7.8046N 3:18.9168W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2474 2782
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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