Flotta, former parish, Walls & Flotta (Orkney)

Grid reference

ND 366 930 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

336600 993000

Latitude

58.820208380026365

Longitude

-3.097944565455651

County

Orkney

Nearby places

Walls, former parish, Walls & Flotta (Ork) (2.94 miles)

St Colm's Kirk, Walls & Flotta (Orkney) (2.94 miles)

St Ola's Chapel, South Ronaldsay ORK (4.34 miles)

Walls and Flotta, modern parish (4.75 miles)

St Margaret's Chapel, South Ronaldsay (4.84 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (non-extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

Yes

Notes

NGR is for the site of the old kirk of Flotta where NMRS records no remains of the kirk, but its site marked by a rise in the ground, and 'a highly ornamented Celtic Cross' is thought to have come from this site, perhaps part of a sarcophagus or an altar frontal (NMRS).

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

Relationships with other parishes

Within Walls and Flotta, modern parish

Within Walls and Flotta, modern parish

Parish details

Flotta now part of Walls WAX and Flotta WAF

Parish TLA

FLX

Medieval diocese

Orkney