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20 High Street, Kirkwall

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 58.9771 / 58°58'37"N

Longitude: -2.9672 / 2°58'1"W

OS Eastings: 344493

OS Northings: 1010400

OS Grid: HY444104

Mapcode National: GBR M510.7GF

Mapcode Global: WH7C4.DM8D

Plus Code: 9CCVX2GM+V4

Entry Name: 20 High Street, Kirkwall

Listing Name: 20 High Street

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381600

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36748

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200381600

Location: Kirkwall

County: Orkney Islands

Town: Kirkwall

Electoral Ward: Kirkwall West and Orphir

Traditional County: Orkney

Tagged with: Terrace house

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Later 19th century with later alterations. Single storey and attic, 3-bay symmetrical rectangular-plan end-of-terrace house with gabled dormers, built on ground rising to W. Harled.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: deep-set part-glazed timber-panelled door at ground in bay to centre. Window at each floor in each bay flanking.

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Roof in process of re-slating (1998); harled, corniced gablehead stack to W; tall, harled, coped gablehead stack to E; uPVC rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1998.

Statement of Interest

The largely 18th century row of terraced houses on High Street forms a natural break at Number 20 where the road divides, continuing as Old Scapa Road to the SW and as Glaitness Road further W.

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