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34 Wellington Street, Kirkwall

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 58.9775 / 58°58'38"N

Longitude: -2.9657 / 2°57'56"W

OS Eastings: 344578

OS Northings: 1010438

OS Grid: HY445104

Mapcode National: GBR M510.839

Mapcode Global: WH7C4.DMZ4

Plus Code: 9CCVX2GM+XP

Entry Name: 34 Wellington Street, Kirkwall

Listing Name: 34 Wellington Street

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381595

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36739

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200381595

Location: Kirkwall

County: Orkney Islands

Town: Kirkwall

Electoral Ward: Kirkwall West and Orphir

Traditional County: Orkney

Tagged with: Semi-detached house

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18th century with later alterations. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay (4-bay at ground) rectangular-plan, end-of-terrace house with single storey lean-to at rear. Harled.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: deep-set, timber-panelled door at ground in bay to right of centre. Window at each floor in bay to outer right. Window at each floor in bays to left of centre and to outer left.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: small attic window to right of gable; gablehead stack above.

4-pane timber sash and case windows; rooflight to N pitch. Modern grey slate roof; stone ridge; stone skews; harled, corniced gablehead stack to W; similar common stack to E; predominantly uPVC rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1998.

Statement of Interest

Part of a small 3-house terrace which was probably built in the 18th century when Kirkwall expanded westwards along Wellington Street.

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