Hoy, Walls, Lyness, Naval Cemetery, War Memorial And Gate

Cemetery (20th Century), Gate (20th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Site Name Hoy, Walls, Lyness, Naval Cemetery, War Memorial And Gate

Classification Cemetery (20th Century), Gate (20th Century), War Memorial (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Lyness Cemetery; Hms Vanguard; Hms Hampshire; Cwgc Cross Of Sacrifice

Canmore ID 107261

Site Number ND39SW 53

NGR ND 30229 94612

NGR Description Centred ND 30229 94612

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Walls And Flotta
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

ND39SW 53 centred 30229 94612

Location formerly cited as ND 301 946.

See also ND39NE 8045.

This cemetery houses the remains of officers and men from the wreck of HMS Vanguard (ND39NE 8045). There is a memorial.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 14 November 2002.

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