Hoy (& Graemsay), parish, ORK

Grid reference

HY 235 046 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

323500 100460

Latitude

58.92223943569981

Longitude

-3.32872999963998

Nearby places

St Colm's Chapel, Hoy & Graemsay ORK (1.36 miles)

Stromness, parish (Orkney) (2.18 miles)

St John's Head, Hoy (3.35 miles)

Petertown, Mainland ORK (4.27 miles)

St Mary's Chapel, Stromness (Orkney) (5.29 miles)

Object Classification

Parish (extant in 1975)

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

NGR is for Hoy Old Parish Church, of which NMRS records: 'The old parish church, rebuilt in the last quarter of the eighteenth century, is a roofless shell, and there is no trace of the likely medieval precursor on the same site.'

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Parish details

Hoy now called Hoy & Graemsay GRX.Graemsay itself was never a parish (Cowan 1967, 78).

Parish TLA

HOY

County

Orkney

Medieval diocese

Orkney