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Baikie Mausoleum, St Andrew's Burial-Ground, Hall Of Tankerness

A Category B Listed Building in East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 58.9642 / 58°57'51"N

Longitude: -2.8306 / 2°49'50"W

OS Eastings: 352330

OS Northings: 1008851

OS Grid: HY523088

Mapcode National: GBR M5C1.B1L

Mapcode Global: WH7C6.HYBC

Plus Code: 9CCVX579+MQ

Entry Name: Baikie Mausoleum, St Andrew's Burial-Ground, Hall Of Tankerness

Listing Name: Hall of Tankerness, St Andrew's Burial Ground, and Baikie Burial Vault

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352636

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18570

Building Class: Cultural

Location: St Andrews and Deerness

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Parish: St Andrews And Deerness

Traditional County: Orkney

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Possibly late 18th century to early 19th century with later additions. Small single storey, rectangular-plan burial vault within rectangular-plan walled burial ground, sited to SW of hall.

VAULT: coursed rubble. Doorway with iron gate in W gable; (later) heraldic panel to gablehead above. Graded flagstone to slightly curved, pitched roof.

INTERIOR: mural tablets dated 1947 and 1950.

BURIAL GROUND: roughly rectangular-plan burial ground with rubble walls; stone flight to E wall with replacement iron gates; single storey rectangular-plan, crowstep-gabled store forming NE angle; harl-pointed; stone tiled roof.

Statement of Interest

The vault it is the burial place of the Baikie family to whom the hall passed around 1830. Probably a remnant of the Old

St Andrew's Chapel.

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