St Andrews & Deerness, parish (Orkney)

Grid reference

HY 520 080 (general (1km))

Six-figure easting & northing

352000 100800

Latitude

58.95691060802837

Longitude

-2.834528386440963

Nearby places

Peterhouse, St Andrews & Deerness (0.44 miles)

St Andrews former parish, StA & Deerness (ORK) (0.53 miles)

St Andrews Church, StA & Deerness (Orkney) (0.53 miles)

St Peter's Kirk, St Andrews & Deerness ORK (2.53 miles)

St Peter's Bay, St Andrews & D'ness (ORK) (2.55 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

ScotlandsPlaces records that the parish of Deerness was annexed into Tankerness/St Andrews in the sixteenth century. It was already a single parish (Sanct Androis parosch and Dernenes) in the 1560s (Assumption 660).

Parish details

St Andrews and Deerness

Parish TLA

SAD

County

Orkney

Parish notes

Its two constituent parishes of St Andrews and Deerness are shown as separate parishes on OS 6 inch 1st edn.