HY2526 : Standing stone at Birsay

taken 13 years ago, near to Lower Palace, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Standing stone at Birsay
Standing stone at Birsay
I think this is the Stone of Quoybune - reputed to walk down to the Boardhouse Loch at New Year for a drink. Perhaps someone's hoping the fence around it will keep it from walking this year...
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HY2526, 12 images   (more nearby )
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August 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 September, 2005
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Standing stones   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! HY 25 26 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 59:7.1276N 3:18.1782W
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