Tag: archaeology

The Church in Stronsay Part 1

the Pottinger grave stone in the Orkney Museum on a window ledge being looked at by the finder

“For well over a thousand years the Church has played an important role in life in Orkney and, while there is no exact date for the coming of Christianity to the isles, there is some evidence to suggest that Irish monks had visited the islands, some possibly even settling here, by the early 700s.”