Hall Of Tankerness, St Andrew's Burial-ground, Baikie Mausoleum

Burial Vault, Mausoleum

Site Name Hall Of Tankerness, St Andrew's Burial-ground, Baikie Mausoleum

Classification Burial Vault, Mausoleum

Alternative Name(s) Baikie Burial Vault; Baikies Tomb

Canmore ID 3004

Site Number HY50NW 43

NGR HY 52330 08851

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish St Andrews And Deerness
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY50NW 43 52330 08851

HY50NW 2 52327 08857 St Andrew's Burial-ground

The Baikie Mausoleum in the graveyard at Hall of Tankerness is a stone-built, stone-roofed structure, 3.5m by 4.5m on plan, with the Baikie arms over the doorway in the W gable-wall.

RCAHMS 1987, visited April 1979.


Field Visit (April 1979)

Stone-built, stone-roofed mausoleum, 3.5 x 4.5m on plan, Baikie arms over doorway, which is in west gable. Stands in the graveyard which is site of a church, OR 31.

Information from Orkney SMR (RGL) Apr 79


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