St Mary's Chapel Ruins

Orkney, United Kingdom

St. Mary's Chapel is a chapel dating from the 12th century on the island of Wyre. Little is known about this chapel, which presumably was founded by Kolbein Hruga or his son Bjarni. The chapel consists of a rectangular room with the entrance to the chapel on a short side facing west. A smaller room, which is almost square in shape, is attached to the east side of the chapel. This area is only accessible from the first departure. The building is constructed entirely of stone.

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Wyre, Orkney, United Kingdom
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Ruins in United Kingdom

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