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Hall of Clestrain

A Category A Listed Building in Orphir, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.9474 / 58°56'50"N

Longitude: -3.2242 / 3°13'27"W

OS Eastings: 329658

OS Northings: 1007329

OS Grid: HY296073

Mapcode National: GBR L5D2.PRF

Mapcode Global: WH6B2.FCWP

Entry Name: Hall of Clestrain

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354311

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19892

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Orphir

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: Kirkwall West and Orphir

Parish: Orphir

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

1769. Georgian. 1 1/2-storeys on basement. Harled; dressed face-work. Low moulded doorway approached by stair. Gabled ends. Modern asbestos roof.

Statement of Interest

Unusual. Clestrain passed from Stewarts to Honymans c.1700. Earlier Hall was raided 10th Feb. 1725 by John Gow's pirate crew. Present Hall built for Patrick Honyman, 3rd of Graemsay. Now derelict.

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