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Hoy, Lyness, Rinnigill Gas Plant

Hut (20th Century)

Site Name Hoy, Lyness, Rinnigill Gas Plant

Classification Hut (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Scapa Flow

Canmore ID 252861

Site Number ND39SW 18.05

NGR ND 31721 93718

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 18.05 31721 93718

A 45m long corrugated iron roofed hut is situated 67m SW of the S end of the Pier (ND39SW 18.04). Part of the roof has been removed. There is the remains of another building at the SW end of the hut.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, GS), August 1997


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