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South Church, Shapinsay

A Category B Listed Building in North Isles, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 59.0331 / 59°1'59"N

Longitude: -2.8682 / 2°52'5"W

OS Eastings: 350264

OS Northings: 1016551

OS Grid: HY502165

Mapcode National: GBR M48V.QSH

Mapcode Global: WH7BZ.X7B0

Plus Code: 9CFV24MJ+6P

Entry Name: South Church, Shapinsay

Listing Name: Shapinsay Kirk (South Church)

Listing Date: 24 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352692

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18612

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Shapinsay

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Parish: Shapinsay

Traditional County: Orkney

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1822. Plain oblong church. Harled. Gabled, with belfry, Round
headed windows. Slated roof. Interior recast 1876.

Statement of Interest

In ecclesiastical use. Replaced former Kirk (built in

1630) now demolished.

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