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. [ [ 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. [ [ C.Michael Hogan, "Castle Bloody", The Megalithic Portal, ed. A. Burnham, Nov 6, 2007] ]

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