St Ninian's Chapel WAS

Grid reference

HU 199 573 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

419900 115730

Latitude

60.299914976921

Longitude

-1.6399263471065766

County

Shetland

Nearby places

St Margaret's Kirk, Sandness, WAS Shetland (0.53 miles)

Sandness, former parish WAS (Shetland) (0.53 miles)

Papastour, former parish, WAS (Shetland) (2.16 miles)

Peter's Water, Sandsting (3.13 miles)

Catherine's Water, Sandsting (Shetland) (4.69 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

OS Name Book (1878): 'The site of an ancient Romish chapel dedicated to St. Ninian and said to have flourished about the end of the thirteenth century' (cited by NMRS). No trace but a small turf mound and some remains of perimeter wall (NMRS).

http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/

Relationships with other parishes

Within Walls and Sandness, modern parish (Shetland)