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Latitude: 59.0319 / 59°1'54"N
Longitude: -2.9096 / 2°54'34"W
OS Eastings: 347890
OS Northings: 1016447
OS Grid: HY478164
Mapcode National: GBR M45V.PW8
Mapcode Global: WH7BZ.87RY
Entry Name: 2 Balfour Village
Listing Date: 9 December 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352700
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18620
Building Class: Cultural
County: Orkney Islands
Electoral Ward: North Isles
Traditional County: Orkney
Mid 19th century. 2 storeys (1st floor raised into roof),
2 bays. Roughly coursed rubble. Door at right and 1 window
to ground 1 central 1st floor window with raised wallhead
gable. Slate roof.
Balfour Village makes a B Group.
Col. Balfour advocated the improvement of the island
of Shapinsay in the mid 19th century. All houses, cottages
and steadings were erected to plans approved by Col.
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