Christ Kirk, Birsay

Grid reference

HY 247 277 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

324700 102770

Latitude

59.129868321814875

Longitude

-3.315792698340427

Altitude (metres)

5

County

Orkney

Nearby places

Birsay, former parish, Birsay & Harray (0 miles)

St Magnus Well, Birsay (Orkney) (0.53 miles)

Manswell (0.59 miles)

St Peter's Chapel, Brough of Birsay (0.7 miles)

St Peter's Church, Sandwick (Orkney) (4.97 miles)

Object Classification

Antiquity

Ecclesiastical

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The post-Reformation churches on this site were built over the site of a possibly twelfth-century church 'of some architectural sophistication' (NMRS).

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Birsay & Harray

Within Birsay, former parish, Birsay & Harray (formerly)