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Nether Benzieclett

A Category C Listed Building in West Mainland, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 59.0661 / 59°3'57"N

Longitude: -3.2568 / 3°15'24"W

OS Eastings: 328033

OS Northings: 1020580

OS Grid: HY280205

Mapcode National: GBR L4BR.SZN

Mapcode Global: WH69G.YDB6

Entry Name: Nether Benzieclett

Listing Date: 9 December 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352824

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18708

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Sandwick

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: West Mainland

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

A very old house occupied until recently. 1 storey.
Drystone. Flagged roof (mostly gone). Interior consists
of Sella (with ale-hurry). Fire-room (with neuk bed), and
Byre. CHAMER (originally detached) at W. end OUT-BUILDING
comparatively modern.

Statement of Interest

A well-known example of the traditional Orkney house, now

derelict and in poor condition. Passed from Linklaters to

Redlands in early 17th cent.

Scheduled Monument.

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