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Earl's Palace, Birsay

Earl's Palace, Birsay
Earl's Palace, Birsay Photo - Chmee2 - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY-SA 3.0

Castle Facts:

Location: Birsay, Orkney, Scotland.
Built: 16th century.
Condition: Ruin.
Ownership / Access: Historic Scotland.
Opening times: Check their website for more info.
Price of admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: The Earl's Palace in Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, is a ruined 16th-century castle. It was built by Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney (1533-1593), illegitimate son of King James V and his mistress Euphemia Elphinstone. The palace is a category A listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and is in the care of Historic Scotland.

Earl's Palace, Birsay Links:

Earl's Palace, Birsay On Wikipedia
Earl's Palace, Birsay � site information from Historic Scotland
The Earl's Palace, Birsay, Orkneyjar

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