Walls, former parish, Walls & Sandness (Shetland)

Grid reference

HU 239 496 (assumed location)

Six-figure easting & northing

423900 114960

Latitude

60.23055733551841

Longitude

-1.568463115256047

County

Shetland

Nearby places

St Paul's Church, Walls & Sandness (Shetl) (0.2 miles)

Walls and Sandness, modern parish (Shetland) (0.2 miles)

St Mary's Chapel, Sandsting (2.37 miles)

Columbus, settlement, Sandsting (Shetland) (3.17 miles)

Olas Voe (3.2 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR given for the 'chapel' on the shore of the Loch of Kirkigarth (a suggestive name) on the NW edge of the township of Walls. NMRS records 'the site of an ancient chapel and burial ground'. No trace remains, though a local tradition survives concerning its location here.

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

Parish details

Walls part of Walls & Sandness WAS

Parish TLA

WSX

Medieval diocese

Orkney