Linton Chapel

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Linton Chapel is a ruined chapel on the east coast of Shapinsay, Orkney Islands (Grid Reference HY5218).[1] The chapel is thought to date as early as the 12th century AD.[2] Slightly to the south is a megalithic monument, Castle Bloody, in the vicinity of which a rare cotton grass, Eriophorum vaginatum has been identified.[3]

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  1. ^ United Kingdom Ordnance Survey Map Landranger Map, Orkney Mainland, 1:50,000 scale (2002)
  2. ^ Shapinsay: Profile of major features
  3. ^ C.Michael Hogan, Castle Bloody, The Megalithic Portal, ed. A. Burnham, Nov 6, 2007

Coordinates: 59°03′08″N 2°49′17″W / 59.0521°N 2.8215°W / 59.0521; -2.8215