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Latitude: 58.9198 / 58°55'11"N
Longitude: -2.8553 / 2°51'19"W
OS Eastings: 350845
OS Northings: 1003925
OS Grid: HY508039
Mapcode National: GBR M594.YJ7
Mapcode Global: WH7CL.32LB
Entry Name: Canniemyre
Listing Date: 5 May 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393346
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46142
Building Class: Cultural
Location: St Andrews and Deerness
County: Orkney Islands
Electoral Ward: East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray
Parish: St Andrews And Deerness
Traditional County: Orkney
Mid 19th century. Single storey 4-bay asymmetrical rectangular-plan farm cottage with lean-to additions to both long elevations; adjoining, slightly lower byre range forming L-plan complex. Squared and roughly coursed rubble.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: main cottage: central lean-to with 2, evenly disposed windows; boarded door in right return; window in bays to outer right and left. Doorway, offset to right of centre to byre range to right.
E (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2-bay; slightly lower bay to right: wide doorway in bay to centre with doorway in bay to outer right.
N (INTERNAL) ELEVATION: lean-to with boarded door and flanking window in bay to left of main cottage. Further (obscured) openings to right.
Timber framed windows; small rooflights to cottage and byres. Graded stone slate roof; stone ridges; stone skews; rubble, corniced gablehead stacks to E and W gables; cast-iron rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen, 1998.
A relatively intact survivor of a 19th century farm steading, small in size and unusual in plan. The more traditional arrangement of parallel dwelling house and byre ranges has been altered here to form an L-plan. The traditional graded stone slated roof remains intact.
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