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Hell is a place in Birsay
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Hell is a place in Birsay

Hell Birsay

The house known as Hell was recorded on a 1760 map of Birsay as Quoyhell. As it stood on Kirk land it later had a more appropriate name of Glebelands and was recorded in the Census as Outslap. Unoccupied for the last fifty years or so.
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Picture added on 12 February 2010 at 10:38
Comments:
Purgatory is also in Birsay and no far from Hell
Added by Kirkwallian on 12 February 2010
My grand uncle Davie Kirkness used to drive a lorry for Fletts and used to often ' go to Hell with coal'
Added by W Watters on 12 February 2010
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Birsay

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