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Herston
Herston, South Ronaldsay - geograph.org.uk - 178224.jpg
View along the street where cottages overlook Widewall Bay
OS grid reference ND420915
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ORKNEY
Postcode district KW17
Dialling code 01856
Police Northern
Fire Highlands and Islands
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
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58°48′29″N 3°00′14″W / 58.808°N 3.004°W / 58.808; -3.004Coordinates: 58°48′29″N 3°00′14″W / 58.808°N 3.004°W / 58.808; -3.004

Herston is a village on South Ronaldsay, Orkney. Herston is historically a fishing village but its only industry to speak of is Herston Stained Glass, now that Herston Hikers Hostel is now inactive.

The video for the Eurythmics song, "Here Comes the Rain Again", was partially filmed in Herston, at the wreck of the WWI-era ship, Monarch.

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