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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.
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Picture added on 10 February 2006
Comments:
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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