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Swanbister House

A Category B Listed Building in Orphir, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.9299 / 58°55'47"N

Longitude: -3.1292 / 3°7'45"W

OS Eastings: 335091

OS Northings: 1005286

OS Grid: HY350052

Mapcode National: GBR L5M4.585

Mapcode Global: WH6B3.XT24

Entry Name: Swanbister House

Listing Date: 9 December 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354310

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19891

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Orphir

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: Kirkwall West and Orphir

Parish: Orphir

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

c.1845 (?). 2-storeys and garret. Harled. Slated roof with piended dormers. Platformed porch. Gabled ends. Wings at rear and E. end.

Statement of Interest

Built for Archer Fortescue who bought estate from Thomas Halcro Sands 1844.

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