HY3609 : The houses at Scows

taken 8 years ago, near to Kirbister, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

The houses at Scows
The houses at Scows
A contrast of architecture.
Upper Scows, left, is a traditional old Orkney dwelling, brought up to modern standards.
The Norweigan-style house, possibly Lower Scows, is of the newer generation of Fjogstad-type kit homes. Properly placed, these mellow into the landscape really well, quite unlike the startling, pale, 'square', harling-homes that have become so common here.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 March, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 March, 2011
Category
Houses > Houses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 363 094 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:58.0425N 3:6.5659W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 360 091
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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