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Blockship at Number 4 Barrier, 2006
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Blockship at Number 4 Barrier, 2006

Click to View shows that the sand was not always so high here.
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Picture added on 02 May 2006
Comments:
I hope the lady in the old picture is not still there!!
Added by Paul Groundwater on 03 May 2006
I can remember walking about inside that ship and being able to stand up straight (mind you I was only about 4 feet tall at the time!). It's amaizing just how quickly the sand has built up there though!
Added by Alistair Foden on 01 February 2009
best beach in orkney now .. well no far off it
Added by Mark Ridgway on 03 February 2009
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