Names of the piers


image: Mr & Mrs Robert Grieg, Lifeboat Coxswain. photograph: W Hourston

The names of the piers are to some extent fluid. Some are more fixed than others and some have a few names. Often the piers adopt the names of the people who use them and the list of collected names reads like a Stromness census of the past.

diana Stromness Piers & charlotte.jpg

Thanks to Norrie and Ros.

Diana has used the letterpress at Solisquoy Printmakers Studio to create a piers text map north to south.

Piers Letterpress comp

Perhaps you have your own names for some of the piers or can add to the list.


map: Iain Ashman