HY4410 : St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall

taken 11 years ago, near to Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall
St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall
The splendid use of contrasting building stone. The red was quarried 4 km north of Kirkwall at Head of Holland; the yellow most probably from Fers Ness on Eday. Both are different forms of sandstone. Both have been heavily weathered.
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 June, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 449 108 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:58.8469N 2:57.6150W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 449 108
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