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Quadrant in Winter
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Quadrant in Winter

A Tom Kent picture of the Quadrant in Kirkwall on a snowy winter's day.

Date is a guess- any idea when these houses were built? I see the cathedral there, so it is post-1137...
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Picture added on 25 January 2005
These houses were built for the soldiers returning from WWI. They are substantial stone-built houses, and look exactly the same today. The Council made the pitch in the middle of the Quadrant smaller in (I think) the mid-80s, as parking had started to prove a real problem to the residents.
Added by Lynn Campbell on 05 May 2005
My mother was born in the Quadrant in 1923 and still lives in the same house.
Added by Janis Larkin on 05 November 2006
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