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Newstead

A Category C Listed Building in Stromness and South Isles, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.9052 / 58°54'18"N

Longitude: -3.3177 / 3°19'3"W

OS Eastings: 324187

OS Northings: 1002735

OS Grid: HY241027

Mapcode National: GBR L556.2Y3

Mapcode Global: WH6B7.0FFJ

Plus Code: 9CCRWM4J+3W

Entry Name: Newstead

Listing Name: Hoy, Newstead, Including Ancillary Building

Listing Date: 16 September 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393662

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46373

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hoy and Graemsay

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: Stromness and South Isles

Parish: Hoy And Graemsay

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

Later to late 19th century with alter alterations. Single storey, 3-bay, symmetrical, rectangular-plan cottage built on ground rising to W, with former mill complex (now derelict) adjoining to N; small, single storey random rubble ancillary building (rebuilt later?) to NE. Random rubble. Windows set close under eaves. Deep-set openings.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: boarded door in bay to centre. Window in each bay flanking.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: central window.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: window set to left; gablehead stack above.

Replacement timber framed windows with top-hung upper lights. Replacement grey slate roof; stone ridge; corniced, rubble gablehead stacks; thack stanes; flagstone path along E elevation with low, flagstone-coped drystone wall; cast-iron rainwater goods to W.

ANCILLARY BUILDING: deep-set door to E; corrugated-iron roof.

Statement of Interest

The former structure which adjoins the cottage to the N was possibly a mill due to the remaining cast-iron gear wheels which are still in place along the W wall.

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