HU3909 : Jarlshof from the Sumburgh Hotel

taken 12 years ago, near to Sumburgh, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Jarlshof from the Sumburgh Hotel
Jarlshof from the Sumburgh Hotel
The site at Jarlshof, occupied over many centuries dating back to the Bronze Age, was given its name by Sir Walter Scott, whose visit to Shetland inspire his book 'The Pirate'. The building on the right is the most recently occupied, varioulsy known as the 'Old House of Sumburgh', 'The laird's house' and 'Stewart Mansion', it was abandoned in the late 17th century. The modern building on the left houses the site entrance and interpretation.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Saturday, 29 August, 2009
Archaeology > Archaeology   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HU 398 095 [100m precision]
WGS84: 59:52.1353N 1:17.4638W
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OSGB36: geotagged! HU 399 095
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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