HY2427 : North-east tower, Earl's Palace

taken 19 years ago, near to Lower Palace, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

North-east tower, Earl's Palace
North-east tower, Earl's Palace
Part of the palace - more a castle - was built between 1569 and 1574 by Robert Stewart, half-brother to Mary Queen of Scots. After his death in 1593 his son Earl Patrick ‘Black Patie’ added more on the North side of the courtyard. The Stewart earls were overthrown in 1615 and it was no longer used as a palace. By 1700 it had lost its roof.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 May, 2002   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 11 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Ruins (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2482 2777 [10m precision]
WGS84: 59:7.8046N 3:18.9168W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 2481 2775
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Castle Ruins  Orkney Islands 

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