Papastour, former parish, WAS (Shetland)

Grid reference

HU 177 600 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

417700 116000

Latitude

60.32426154365041

Longitude

-1.6794953017338894

Nearby places

St Margaret's Kirk, Sandness, WAS Shetland (1.72 miles)

Sandness, former parish WAS (Shetland) (1.72 miles)

St Ninian's Chapel WAS (2.16 miles)

Peter's Water, Sandsting (4.93 miles)

Catherine's Water, Sandsting (Shetland) (6.1 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR for the church on Papa Stour. It is not clear that this is the site of the medieval church however.

Parish details

Papastour united in 16th c. with Foula FOX; Sandness SXN and Walls WSX WAS

Parish TLA

PPX

Medieval diocese

Orkney