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6 High Street, Kirkwall

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 58.9774 / 58°58'38"N

Longitude: -2.9663 / 2°57'58"W

OS Eastings: 344545

OS Northings: 1010425

OS Grid: HY445104

Mapcode National: GBR M510.7VC

Mapcode Global: WH7C4.DMP7

Plus Code: 9CCVX2GM+WF

Entry Name: 6 High Street, Kirkwall

Listing Name: 6 High Street

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381597

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36742

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200381597

Location: Kirkwall

County: Orkney Islands

Town: Kirkwall

Electoral Ward: Kirkwall West and Orphir

Traditional County: Orkney

Tagged with: Terrace house

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18th century with later alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay, near symmetrical rectangular-plan terraced house built on ground rising to W, with single bay screen wall to outer right. Harled. Cement block cills. Smaller 1st floor windows.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: deep-set part-glazed modern timber door at ground in bay to centre; window at 1st floor above. Window at each floor in each bay flanking. Boarded door at ground in screen wall to outer right.

Replacement timber-framed windows with top-hung upper lights. Replacement grey slate roof; stone ridge; common harled stack to E; harled, coped gablehead stack to W; uPVC rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1998.

Statement of Interest

Part of an 18th century development of houses which takes Kirkwall out to the west.

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