NJ7101 : Queen's Chair

taken 9 years ago, near to Hirn, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Queen's Chair
Queen's Chair
This hollow in the craig is known as the "Queen's chair" from where, tradition (incorrectly) has it that Mary, Queen of Scots watched the battle of Corrichie in 1562. (This quite deep gorge running West about 200 metres from this point doesn't show on the 1:50 000 map, but is represented much more accurately on a 1:25 000.)
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NJ7101, 2 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 March, 2008
Category
Gorge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 718 016 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:6.3184N 2:27.9696W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 718 017
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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