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Balfour Burial Aisle South Churchyard

A Category B Listed Building in North Isles, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 59.033 / 59°1'58"N

Longitude: -2.8679 / 2°52'4"W

OS Eastings: 350283

OS Northings: 1016539

OS Grid: HY502165

Mapcode National: GBR M48V.QXY

Mapcode Global: WH7BZ.X7H2

Entry Name: Balfour Burial Aisle South Churchyard

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352693

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18613

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Shapinsay

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Parish: Shapinsay

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

Dated 1656. Oblong. Random rubble. Gabled. Roofless. Date
and initials 'M.G.B.' on wide arch on S. and on lintel
over entrance on W. Mural tablets to Balfours.

Statement of Interest

Added by Master George Buchanan of Sound to former Kirk.

Used by Balfours as burial place since c. 1800

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