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Latitude: 59.0319 / 59°1'54"N
Longitude: -2.9093 / 2°54'33"W
OS Eastings: 347906
OS Northings: 1016452
OS Grid: HY479164
Mapcode National: GBR M45V.PZJ
Mapcode Global: WH7BZ.87WW
Plus Code: 9CFV23JR+Q7
Entry Name: 5 Balfour Village, Shapinsay
Listing Name: 5 Balfour Village
Listing Date: 9 December 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352702
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18622
Building Class: Cultural
County: Orkney Islands
Electoral Ward: North Isles
Traditional County: Orkney
Mid to later 19th century. Single storey, 3 bay cottage
with gable end to street. Harled. Central door, 2 flanking
windows, 1 window in gable end, 8-pane glazing. corniced
end stcaks, 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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