ND3454 : Decoy, Ackergill, Caithness

taken 1 year ago, near to Ackergill, Highland, Great Britain

Decoy, Ackergill, Caithness
Decoy, Ackergill, Caithness
The OS Name Book of 1871-1873 describes the decoy as, "a circular enclosure, in the centre of a field skirting the coast, about 1/4 of a mile northwest of the castle. Having been erected for the breeding of swans, and the harbouring of wild birds, now quite forsaken excepting being visited by an occasional solitary snipe."

The castle referred to is ND3554 : Ackergill Tower.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Country estates  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Decoy 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 34910 54870 [1m precision]
WGS84: 58:28.6308N 3:7.0664W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ND 34940 54905
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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