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Stenness, Orkney Islands

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Stenness, Orkney Islands

Administrative CountyOrkney Islands
Traditional CountyOrkney
OS GridHY3013
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland

Other names by which Stenness, Orkney Islands has been known in the past


Stenness, Orkney Islands in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Stennes, quoad sacra par., Firth and Stennes, and Sandwick pars., Pomona, Orkney, on the Loch of Stennes, 4 miles NE. of Stromness and 10 miles W. of Kirkwall, pop. 697; P.O.; 1 mile NW. of Stennes church are the "Standing Stones of Stennes," two groups of ancient stone circles similar to those at Stonehenge.

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