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Latitude: 59.1425 / 59°8'32"N
Longitude: -3.0798 / 3°4'47"W
OS Eastings: 338320
OS Northings: 1028906
OS Grid: HY383289
Mapcode National: GBR L4RK.PX3
Mapcode Global: WH695.NGNN
Plus Code: 9CFR4WRC+X3
Entry Name: Westness House, Rousay
Listing Name: Westness House Inner Westness
Listing Date: 8 December 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352730
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18640
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Rousay and Egilsay
County: Orkney Islands
Electoral Ward: North Isles
Parish: Rousay And Egilsay
Traditional County: Orkney
c. 1750. Traditional. 2 1/2 storeys. Harled. Corbie-stepped.
Slated roof. Lean-to additions at ends and 1-storey offices.
From 17th cent. Westness belonged to branch of Trails who
inherited Woodwick (Evie) and North Ronaldsay in 1733.
Present house built to replace one burned down by Captain
Moodie of Melsetter (Hay) 1746.
Westness and other estates in Rousay were purchased by
George W. Traill of Wyre (c. 1847) in earlier 19th cent.