HY3304 : Remains of the Round Kirk in Orphir

taken 6 years ago, near to Crya, Orkney Islands, Great Britain

Remains of the Round Kirk in Orphir
Remains of the Round Kirk in Orphir
It is thought to have been built by jarl (earl) Haakon Paulsson (earl from 1103 to 1123) as penance for murduring his cousin and co-ruler Magnus Erlendsson (later Saint Magnus) in the late 11th or early 12th century.
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HY3304, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Islands 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 3349 0442 [10m precision]
WGS84: 58:55.3124N 3:9.4065W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HY 3349 0442
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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