Orkney Image Library

<< back
Big gun
The Orkney Image Library

Help us get organised! If we haven't correctly identified which area this picture is best listed under, please select it below and click Done!

view a random pic
Big gun

This cannon stands guard over the farmhouse at Ingsay. A visiting HSE inspector once asked "has it been fired?"
"Yes replied my Father"
"When?"
"Last time an HSE inspector was here"
Funilly enough he never came back!
This gun used to stand in an (almost) equally important place. Can anyone identify it?
Large Version View Large Version
Picture added on 08 June 2009
Comments:
This cannon used to sit on the Market Green in front of the cathedral. You can see it there by going to Orkney Archives and choosing the Tom Kent images.
Added by Ian Tait on 01 July 2009
<< back

Birsay

The SS Borg ashore in Birsay BayBirsay Village, 1900sJane/Jeannie Rendall and Kate CampbellFulmar riding the updraught at Marwick HeadOverlooking Marwick Head 2012Stromness Junior Football Team c 1961Stricken SealUnveiling of the Ktchener MemorialUnveiling of Kitcheners Memorial 1926Kitchener's Memorial