ND1968 : Castlehill Harbour

taken 11 years ago, near to Castlehill, Highland, Great Britain

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Castlehill Harbour
Castlehill Harbour
Built by James Bremner of Keiss in the 1820s for James Traill of Rattar to aid in the export of local flagstone. The industry was at its height around 1900. Local flags were used on the Strand in London. The boats came back with corn, oilcake, etc. Today the harbour is used by small crab and lobster boats and by leisure craft. Beyond are the sand dunes of Dunnet Bay.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Friday, 6 July, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 198 686 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:35.8761N 3:22.8973W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 197 686
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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