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Ellibister and surrounding farm land viewed from foot of Hammars Hill looking towards Redland and Firth.

Rendall (Old Norse: Rennudalr[1] or Rennadal[2]) is a former parish in Mainland, Orkney.[3] It is in the north west of the island and lies east of the parishes of Birsay and Evie and north east of Harray. The island of Gairsay is also in the parish.

Rendall was later merged with Evie,[4] and now forms part of the civil parish of Evie and Rendall.


  1. ^ Pedersen, Roy (January 1992) Orkneyjar ok Katanes (map, Inverness, Nevis Print)
  2. ^ Anderson, Joseph (Ed.) (1893) Orkneyinga Saga. Translated by Jón A. Hjaltalin & Gilbert Goudie. Edinburgh. James Thin and Mercat Press (1990 reprint). ISBN 0-901824-25-9
  3. ^ Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 978-1-84195-454-7. 
  4. ^ Wilson, Rev. John The Gazetteer of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1882) Published by W. & A.K. Johnstone

Coordinates: 59°4′6″N 3°3′35″W / 59.06833°N 3.05972°W / 59.06833; -3.05972