Nesting, parish (Shetland)

Grid reference

HU 495 580 (assumed location)

Six-figure easting & northing

449500 115800

Latitude

60.30367007306344

Longitude

-1.104221081577881

Nearby places

Lunnasting, former parish, Nesting (Shetland) (4.6 miles)

Laxavoe, former parish, Delting (4.61 miles)

Whalsay, former parish, Nesting (Shetland) (5.91 miles)

Olnafirth, former parish Delting (6.62 miles)

Weisdale, former Parish, Tingwall (Shetland) (8.53 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The NGR is for the ruined 'chapel', which was probably a church, given that it sits by the farm or township of Kirkabister ('church farm'). Another church was built in 1794 at HU487578.

Relationships with other parishes

Contains Lunnasting, former parish, Nesting (Shetland)

from at least 16th century

Contains Lunnasting, former parish, Nesting (Shetland)

from at least 16th century

Contains Whalsay, former parish, Nesting (Shetland)

Parish TLA

NES

County

Shetland

Medieval diocese

Orkney