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South Walls, (Hoy), South Ness, War Memorial

A Category C Listed Building in Stromness and South Isles, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.7996 / 58°47'58"N

Longitude: -3.2067 / 3°12'24"W

OS Eastings: 330370

OS Northings: 990858

OS Grid: ND303908

Mapcode National: GBR L5FG.RT0

Mapcode Global: WH6BV.Q26Z

Entry Name: South Walls, (Hoy), South Ness, War Memorial

Listing Date: 31 January 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395731

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48345

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Walls and Flotta

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: Stromness and South Isles

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

1921. War memorial. Granite Celtic cross; carved Celtic designs. Inscribed base and plinth. Sits upon rock-faced sandstone base. Low perimeter, rock-faced, crenellated sandstone wall; 3 steps.

Statement of Interest

Situated in an elevated position facing N-wards to the sea. A decorative memorial to the people of the parish, who died in the First World War, erected 1921, with the names of those who died in the Second World War added to the base of the memorial.

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