St. Olafs Statue, St Magnus' Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney

This shows the memorial to Harald Leslie and the Statue of St. Olaf.

St. Magnus' Cathedral is a Viking cathedral. Built by Earl Rognvald in honour of his uncle. This was also a way of Earl Rognvald to show his commitment to the islands. Construction began in 1137. The completion date is more complicated. it has been altered in many ways both large and small over the years.

Copyright: John Leith
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Uploaded: 01/11/2011
Updated: 15/10/2014


Tags: st. olaf's statue; harald leslie; lord birsay; st. magnus' cathedral
  • Robin Leslie almost 2 years ago
    This is a plaque in memory of my uncle Harald of whom I have so many happy memories. He had a glorious sense of humour, a lovely man, very much missed.
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