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Sunnybank, 17-18 Hillside Road, Stromness

A Category C Listed Building in Stromness, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 58.971 / 58°58'15"N

Longitude: -3.2943 / 3°17'39"W

OS Eastings: 325678

OS Northings: 1010035

OS Grid: HY256100

Mapcode National: GBR L570.MNJ

Mapcode Global: WH69V.CSJ3

Plus Code: 9CCRXPC4+C7

Entry Name: Sunnybank, 17-18 Hillside Road, Stromness

Listing Name: 17 and 18 Hillside Road, Sunnybank, Including Outbuilding and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 9 December 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 388150

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB41796

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200388150

Location: Stromness

County: Orkney Islands

Town: Stromness

Electoral Ward: Stromness and South Isles

Traditional County: Orkney

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Late 18th century with later alterations. 2-storey 5-bay rectangular-plan crowstepped-gabled pair of houses, comprising symmetrical 3-bay house to right (N) and 2-bay asymmetrical house to left (S). Harled with cement-rendered dressings. Base course; eaves course. Plain margins to openings.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3-bay house to N: modern glazed door at ground in bay to centre; window at 1st floor above. Window at each floor in each bay flanking. 2-bay house to S: pitch-roofed porch with modern glazed door in bay to right; window in each flanking return. Window at each floor in bay to left.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: single bay crowstepped gabled wall. Window at each floor set to right; gablehead stack above.

Modern 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; slated porch; stone ridge; harled, coped gablehead stacks to N and S; uPVC rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1997.

OUTBUILDING: single storey 5-bay asymmetrical rectangular-plan outbuilding with gable end to street, sited to NE of main house. Harl-pointed rubble. S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: boarded door with flanking window in bays to left of centre. Boarded window in bay to right. Boarded door in bay to outer right.

Fixed timber-framed windows. Graded Caithness slate roof; stone ridge.

BOUNDARY WALL: rubble wall with terminating square-plan pier and stepped rubble cap along E boundary, bordering street. Replacement rubble wall adjoining; replacement rubble square-plan pier to SE angle.

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