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Shapinsay, The Old Manse

Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Manse (Period Unassigned), Mill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Shapinsay, The Old Manse

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Manse (Period Unassigned), Mill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Manse

Canmore ID 182787

Site Number HY51NW 50

NGR HY 5035 1722

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Shapinsay
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Archaeology Notes

HY51NW 50 5035 1722

A manse, a farmstead and a mill all depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Orkney and Shetland (Orkney) 1882, sheet ciii). A total of five roofed buildings, one of which is a manse and another a mill, one unroofed building and six enclosures are shown.

Five roofed buildings and two enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1985).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 19 December 2000.


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