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The village was set up in 1835 by Captain Robert Dunbar a landowner.  A single street leads to the small harbour.  A single span bridge from 1726 still survives but carries no traffic now. Up to 50 boats used this harbour at the height of the great herring boom.

4 December 2005

17 March 2002


Into Latheronwheel From South

Whalebone Arch

An Old Croft House

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Fisherman's Store in the cliff

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The old bridge showing the original road

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Traditional House

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Main Street through village
leads to harbour

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Small creel boats still use harbour

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Farmhouse on road o harbour

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Main Road North past Latheronwheel
Yes it is this peaceful - it was a Sunday

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Harbour on Sunday 15 October 2000
Archaeology Group visiting the cairns

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Village Street runs down to harbour

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Cairn above Latheronwheel
Walk over old bridge and up the hill

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Group looking at one of the cairns
during archaeology week 15 Oct 2000

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Amelia Pannett - Archaeologist
from Cardiff University leading a group
during Archaeology Week 15 Oct 2000

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Coast From Latheronwheel

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Old Bridge on Old Road

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