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Dishan Tower, Shapinsay
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Dishan Tower, Shapinsay

Taken on the 7th July 2005, as I was on Shapinsay that day too, and heard all about the London Tube bombings from a passing tourist at the broch.

This is the Dishan Tower or Douche, apparently built in the 1600s as a doocot, and converted to a salt water shower about the time of the completion of Balfour Castle in 1848.
Picture added on 10 February 2006
My father was brought up in Papa Westrey. His father was head master. Have you any info to offer.?
Added by Derek Maccullie. on 14 February 2006
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