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23 and 24 Balfour Village

A Category B Listed Building in North Isles, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 59.0333 / 59°1'59"N

Longitude: -2.9095 / 2°54'34"W

OS Eastings: 347894

OS Northings: 1016609

OS Grid: HY478166

Mapcode National: GBR M45V.PVL

Mapcode Global: WH7BZ.86RT

Entry Name: 23 and 24 Balfour Village

Listing Date: 9 December 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354319

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19897

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Shapinsay

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

Mid 19th century. pair 2 storey 4 bay buildings with
gable ends to road, placed behind free standing gate piers
to Balfour Castle, in position of lodges. Both have ends
with canted angles, corbelled to square at 1st floor.
No 23 harled, No 21 roughly coursed rubble.
Gable ends with bipartites at ground, single lights above.
Irregular fenestration on side elevations fronting
drive, each house with 2 wallhead stacks. Entrance on
elevation away from drive. Graded slate roofs.

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