2009

NF7740 : Our Lady of the Isles

taken 15 years ago, near to Geirinis, South Uist & Benbecula, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Scotland

This is 1 of 5 images, with title Our Lady of the Isles in this square
Our Lady of the Isles
Our Lady of the Isles
This pristine and very new-looking statue recently celebrated its half-centenary, having been commissioned by the Roman Catholic Church and sculpted in white granite by Hew Lorimer in 1956, and consecrated on 15th August 1958 by Bishop Kenneth Grant. It has Historic Scotland Grade B listing.

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Category: Sculpture
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Lady of the Isles Statue [15] · Hew Lorimer [6] · White [2] Other Photos: · Detail of Statue · Commanding View · Curly-headed Christ-child Title Clusters: · Our Lady of the Isles [5] ·
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NF7740, 33 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Barbara Carr   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 June, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NF 776 407 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.5643N 7:21.6268W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NF 776 407
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Image classification(about): Geograph
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