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Oronsay House

A Category B Listed Building in Kintyre and the Islands, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0194 / 56°1'9"N

Longitude: -6.2551 / 6°15'18"W

OS Eastings: 134930

OS Northings: 688887

OS Grid: NR349888

Mapcode National: GBR BDYT.1N4

Mapcode Global: WGYFN.WYJV

Entry Name: Oronsay House

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336411

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5089

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Colonsay and Oronsay

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Kintyre and the Islands

Parish: Colonsay And Oronsay

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

1772. Traditional. 2 storeys and attic. Gabled. Slate roof
Skews. Dormers. 2 gabled projecting bays in front. Lean-to
at E. end.
STEADING: Several oblong byres linked to rear of House.
Rubble. Gabled. Slate roofs. Segmental arches. OCTAGONAL
BARN: Pyramidal slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Built for Alexander MacNeill tacksman of Oronsay. Stones

from Priory were used.

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