HY5306 : Mirkady Herring Curing Station

taken 7 years ago, near to North Halley, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Mirkady Herring Curing Station
Mirkady Herring Curing Station
The building is well photographed but its history is not widely known.
Built in 1846 by Mr Groat of Newhall it was used for about 30 years as a Herring Curing Station. It is remarkably intact and now a Cat. B listed building.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 8 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 5374 0683 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:56.7709N 2:48.3394W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 5364 0673
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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