The statue on the Bishop's Palace - SMC165

This is a statue of St Rognvald and can be found on the wall of the round tower of the Bishop's Palace in Kirkwall, Orkney.

The statue is set into a niche in the wall and is carved from white stone. The statue faces north-west and can be seen as you approach the palace from the west end of St

This statue has been identified as St Rognvald, St Olaf, and Bishop Reid. It is generally accepted that it represents Rognvald because of the lyre at its feet as Rognvald was renowned as a musician

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