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Old Manse, Birsay

A Category B Listed Building in West Mainland, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 59.1292 / 59°7'45"N

Longitude: -3.3158 / 3°18'56"W

OS Eastings: 324786

OS Northings: 1027670

OS Grid: HY247276

Mapcode National: GBR L45L.XDZ

Mapcode Global: WH692.1S9W

Plus Code: 9CFR4MHM+MM

Entry Name: Old Manse, Birsay

Listing Name: Old (Second) Birsay Manse(RJ Norquay)

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337704

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6174

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Birsay, Old Manse

ID on this website: 200337704

Location: Birsay and Harray

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: West Mainland

Parish: Birsay And Harray

Traditional County: Orkney

Tagged with: Manse

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1761. Traditional. 2 1/2 storeys with 1 1/2 storey addition
at E. end. Harled. Caithness slates. Corbie-steps. Porch.

Statement of Interest

No longer the Manse. Rev. George Low, historian and

naturalist, lived here 1774-95.

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