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Scalloway Castle Shetland Scotland

Scalloway Castle built by forced labour by Earl Patrick in 1600, Scalloway, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Photographic Print of Scalloway Castle built by forced labour by Earl Patrick in 1600 from Robert Harding.

Scalloway Castle Shetland Scotland

Scalloway Castle, surrounded by the sea on three sides. Photographic Print of View of Scalloway from Robert Harding.

Scalloway Castle was built from 1599 by Patrick Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney to tighten his grip on Shetland, Scotland. Its site in Shetland's then capital, Scalloway, was surrounded by the sea on three sides.

Scalloway Castle Shetland Scotland

Scalloway Castle, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Photographic Print of Scalloway Castle built by forced labour by Earl Patrick in 1600 from Robert Harding.

Scalloway Castle was built under the direction of Andrew Crawford, the Earl's master of works, who had also built Muness Castle for Laurence Bruce. And given the similarities in style and sophistication, he also seems to have been the hand behind the later and grander Earl's Palace built in Kirkwall by Earl Patrick in 1607.

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Images of Shetland A collection of images and thoughts on Shetland life. The book contains pictures of wildlife, landscapes in all weathers, Shetland folk going about their everyday business and boats of all types.

Shetland: Land of the Ocean Featuring stunning photographs by Colin Baxter and an essay by Jim Crumley, this large-format book really gives the full flavour of these wonderful islands.

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