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Hoy, Lyness, Rinnigill Gas Plant

Building (20th Century)

Site Name Hoy, Lyness, Rinnigill Gas Plant

Classification Building (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Scapa Flow

Canmore ID 252858

Site Number ND39SW 18.02

NGR ND 31912 93726

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

ND39SW 18.02 31912 93726

A large concrete building on two levels is situated about 30m inland from the high water mark.

The lower floor entrances, including a large opening are on the S elevation with a further single door entrance at the E end. The upper floor has a flat roof and three window openings in each face. There is a small flat roofed extension at the SW corner of the building. The building was not entered on the date of visit.

It is not know what purpose this building was used for.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, GS ) August 1997.


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