Linton Chapel


Linton Chapel

Linton Chapel is a ruined chapel on the east coast of Shapinsay, Orkney Islands (Grid Reference HY5218). [United Kingdom Ordnance Survey Map Landranger Map, Orkney Mainland, 1:50,000 scale (2002)] The chapel is thought to date as early as the 12th century AD. [ [http://www.visitorkney.com/orkney_isles/shapinsay.asp Shapinsay: Profile of major features] ] Slightly to the south is a megalithic monument, Castle Bloody, in the vicinity of which a rare cotton grass, Eriophorum vaginatum has been identified. [ [http://www.megalithic.co.uk/article.php?sid=17936 C.Michael Hogan, "Castle Bloody", The Megalithic Portal, ed. A. Burnham, Nov 6, 2007] ]

ee also

*Mor Stein

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Linton Lomas Barrett — Linton Lomas Barrett, Ph.D. (1 September 1904 ndash; 8 March 1972) was an influential educator, administrator, diplomat, editor, and translator of Romance languages.Barrett, known as Lomas to distinguish him from his father, was born in Lanett,… …   Wikipedia

  • Jonathan Linton — NFL player DateOfBirth=Birth date and age|1974|11|7|mf=y Birthplace= Allentown, PA DateofDeath= Position=Running back number=35 College=North Carolina DraftedYear= DraftedRound= DatabaseFootball=LINTOJON01 PFR= ProBowls= years=1998 2000… …   Wikipedia

  • Wyre, Orkney — For other uses, see Wyre (disambiguation). Wyre Location …   Wikipedia

  • Manx runestones — A map of the Scandinavian kingdom that included the Isle of Man at the end of the 11th century. The Manx runestones were made by the Norse population on the Isle of Man during the Viking Age, mostly in the 10th century. Despite its small size,… …   Wikipedia

  • Dál Riata — Dalriada redirects here. For the neighbouring Irish kingdom sometimes called Dalaradia, see Dál nAraidi. For other uses, see Dalriada (disambiguation). Satellite image of Scotland and Ireland showing the approximate area of Dál Riata (shaded).… …   Wikipedia

  • Norse–Gaels — The Norse–Gaels were a people who dominated much of the Irish Sea region, including the Isle of Man, and western Scotland for a part of the Middle Ages; they were of Gaelic and Scandinavian origin and as a whole exhibited a great deal of Gaelic… …   Wikipedia

  • Orkney — This article is about the islands in northern Scotland. For other places of the same name, see Orkney (disambiguation). Orkney Arcaibh …   Wikipedia

  • Maeshowe — Entrance Maeshowe (or Maes Howe) ( …   Wikipedia

  • Shetland — For other uses, see Shetland (disambiguation). Shetland Sealtainn …   Wikipedia

  • Margaret, Maid of Norway — For other Scottish queens and princesses called Margaret, see Margaret of Scotland (disambiguation). Margaret Imaginary painting of the Maid of Norway Queen of Scots Disputed reign …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.