HY2427 : Earl's Palace, Birsay

taken 11 years ago, near to Lower Palace, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

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Earl's Palace, Birsay
Earl's Palace, Birsay
Building work was begun by Earl Robert Stewart (1533-93) around 1579. For the Orcadians, this was a time of great tyranny and oppression. By 1700 the palace had fallen into decay, and generations of Orcadians used the stone from the palace to build their houses.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Saturday, 11 August, 2007
Historic site > Historic site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 248 277 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:7.7885N 3:18.9057W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 248 277
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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