Italian Chapel

The Italian Chapel is a highly ornate Catholic chapel on in the Orkney Islands. It was built during World War II by Italian prisoners of war, who were housed on the previously uninhabited island while they constructed the to the east of .
Photo: MichaelMaggs, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Photo: MichaelMaggs, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a small village in the parish of on , , Scotland. Photo: Mark Crook, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a parish on .An adjacent Sound, running between Mainland, and , is named after . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a parish on in . is situated 4½ miles north of Italian Chapel. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Italian Chapel

58.8899° or 58° 53' 23.7" north
-2.8894° or 2° 53' 22" west
33 feet (10 metres)
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way 181492569
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Dutch: Italian Chapel
  • English: Lamb Holm, Italian Chapel
  • French: Chapelle Italienne
  • French: Italian Chapel
  • German: Italian Chapel
  • Italian: Italian Chapel
  • Italian: Miracle Of Camp 60
  • Italian: Miracolo del campo 60
  • Italian: cappella italiana
  • Japanese: イタリアン・チャペル
  • Japanese: イタリアン礼拝堂
  • Norwegian: Italian Chapel
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Italian Chapel
  • Spanish: Capilla Italiana
  • Swedish: Italian Chapel
  • Cappella italiana
  • The Italian Chapel

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