Hall Of Tankerness, St Andrew's Burial-Ground, Baikie Mausoleum

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Alternative Names Baikie Burial Vault; Baikies Tomb
Site Type BURIAL VAULT, MAUSOLEUM
Canmore ID 3004
Site Number HY50NW 43
NGR HY 52330 08851
Council ORKNEY ISLANDS
Parish ST ANDREWS AND DEERNESS
Former Region ORKNEY ISLANDS AREA
Former District ORKNEY
Former County ORKNEY
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

HY50NW 43 52330 08851

HY50NW 2 52327 08857 St Andrew's Burial-ground

The Baikie Mausoleum in the graveyard at Hall of Tankerness is a stone-built, stone-roofed structure, 3.5m by 4.5m on plan, with the Baikie arms over the doorway in the W gable-wall.
RCAHMS 1987, visited April 1979.

April 1979
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Notes Stone-built, stone-roofed mausoleum, 3.5 x 4.5m on plan, Baikie arms over doorway, which is in west gable. Stands in the graveyard which is site of a church, OR 31.
Information from Orkney SMR (RGL) Apr 79


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Books and References

RCAHMS (1987b) The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Shapinsay, St Andrews and Deerness, Orkney Islands Area, The archaeological sites and monuments of Scotland series no 27 Edinburgh
Page(s): 35, No. 178 Held at RCAHMS A.1.2.ARC/27

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