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Latitude: 59.1355 / 59°8'7"N
Longitude: -3.0638 / 3°3'49"W
OS Eastings: 339221
OS Northings: 1028115
OS Grid: HY392281
Mapcode National: GBR L4SL.C71
Mapcode Global: WH695.XN60
Plus Code: 9CFR4WPP+5F
Entry Name: N Outbuilding, Viera Lodge, Rousay
Listing Name: Rousay, Viera Lodge Including Outbuildings, Boathouse, Gatepiers and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 15 July 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 389179
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42648
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Rousay and Egilsay
County: Orkney Islands
Electoral Ward: North Isles
Parish: Rousay And Egilsay
Traditional County: Orkney
Late 18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay symmetrical rectangular-plan house with single storey service wing to W. White harling.
S ELEVATION: doorway at centre; panelled door with glazed upper panels: single windows at 1st floor above and at both floors in bays flanking to left and right. Single storey service wing adjoining to outer right.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: 2-storey M-gabled advanced wing with lean-to porch. Single windows at ground and 1st floor to right of porch: single window at 1st floor to left of porch. Single window.
W ELEVATION: single storey wing advanced at ground; no openings.
E ELEVATION: gabled with single window at ground to right. 12-pane sash and case windows. Caithness slate roof (slate on battens, fixed with wooden pegs or nails); coped gablehead stacks; small skylights to S. INTERIOR: panelled doors; plaster cornices; original fireplaces. BOATHOUSE, OUTBUILDINGS, GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: singles storey pitch-roofed boathouse; single storey M-gabled outbuildings with slate roof and stone ridging; drystone gatepiers and boundary walls.
The borch immediately to W of House is a Scheduled Ancient Monuments. Viera Lodge was built as a Dower House for the Westness Estate. Lt General Sir Frederick William Traill Burroughs' factor lived here during the building of Trumland House (David Bryce) in the early 1870s. A good example of a Traditional building tyoe, in materials and design.