Egilsay, former parish, Rousay & Egilsay ORK

Grid reference

HY 466 303 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

346600 103030

Latitude

59.15652972693828

Longitude

-2.9338184588075062

County

Orkney

Nearby places

St Magnus's Church, on Egilsay (0 miles)

St Mary's Chapel, Wyre (2.95 miles)

Corse Kirk, Rousay (4.85 miles)

Hannah's Kirk (5.66 miles)

Rousay & Egilsay, parish, aka Rousay (ORK) (5.76 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR for St Magnus Church (OS Digimap).

Relationships with other parishes

Within Rousay & Egilsay, parish, aka Rousay (ORK)

Parish TLA

EXG

Medieval diocese

Orkney

Parish notes

It was united to Rousay by 1429 (Cowan 1967, 60); but by the Reformation the two kirks seem to be treated as distinct: 'The ile of Rousay ... neidis ane minister. The ile of Eglisay neidis ane minister' (Assumption 660).