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Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)

Wyre

This is one of the earliest stone castles to survive in Scotland, built in about 1145 by the Norseman Kolbein Hruga (Cubbie Roo'). It is a small rectangular tower enclosed by a circular ditch. The nearby ruined chapel is of late 12th century date, in Romanesque style.

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At all times.

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Cubbie Row's Castle (HS)

Wyre
Orkney
KW17 2
Phone: 01856 841815
Website: http://www.historic-scotland.gov...
Cubbie Row's Castle © Crown Copyright Historic Scotland. www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk

Directions

In Birsay on the A9665.

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