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2008-08-08 12:45:52 UTC

59.174583°, -3.080154°

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scotland (96)
orkney (83)
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rousay (11)
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In a staggeringly short sighted move, the landlords of Rousay raised the rents in 1800s beyond what the crofters could pay, and evicted most of the farmers from the island. This farmhouse has probably been vacant since then.