Deerness, fmr. ph. St Andrews & D'ness ORK

Grid reference

HY 588 063 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

358800 100630

Latitude

58.94235135937321

Longitude

-2.7159986754516012

County

Orkney

Nearby places

St Ninian's Church, Deerness (Orkney) (0 miles)

St Peter's Pool, St Andrews & D'ness (ORK) (2.97 miles)

St Peter's Bay, St Andrews & D'ness (ORK) (3.2 miles)

St Peter's Kirk, St Andrews & Deerness ORK (3.53 miles)

St Andrews former parish, StA & Deerness (ORK) (4.32 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR for the medieval kirk at Skaill. NMRS indicates that the modern church at Skaill stands somewhat to the NW of the medieval one. Low's sketches (1774) show a Romanesque church here. A hogback stone stood in the churchyard, now in the Session House of the modern church.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within St Andrews & Deerness, parish (Orkney)

Within St Andrews & Deerness, parish (Orkney)

Parish TLA

DEX

Medieval diocese

Orkney