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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 655545

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


ND39SW 20.01 30996 94652

Formerly ND39SW 19.00

The former pumphouse, now in use as the Museum, is situated about 193m W of the W end of the present ferry terminal pier. The building has been refurbished with a new roof and is now painted white.

Internally most of the pumping and boiler equipment is still in situ and on display.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, GS, SW), August 1997

ND 310 947 A watching brief in January 2005 during the excavation of a new pipe access trench within the Scheduled area around the oil pumping station at Lyness (ND39SW 20.01) did not record any finds or deposits of archaeological or historical interest.

Report lodged with Orkney SMR and NMRS.

Sponsor: GMJV.

J Robertson 2005

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