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Latitude: 58.8756 / 58°52'32"N
Longitude: -3.3909 / 3°23'27"W
OS Eastings: 319899
OS Northings: 999522
OS Grid: ND198995
Mapcode National: GBR K5Z8.KDV
Mapcode Global: WH6BC.W5FR
Plus Code: 9CCRVJG5+6J
Entry Name: The Mount, Rackwick, Hoy
Listing Name: Hoy, Rackwick, the Mount
Listing Date: 16 September 1999
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 393666
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46377
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Hoy and Graemsay
County: Orkney Islands
Electoral Ward: Stromness and South Isles
Parish: Hoy And Graemsay
Traditional County: Orkney
Later to late 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay symmetrical rectangular-plan cottage with flat-roofed timber toilet addition to N gable; various ancillary buildings, (derelict) sited at right angles to rear (W). Random rubble.
E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: deep-set boarded door in bay to centre. Window in each bay flanking.
W (REAR) ELEVATION: blank.
S (SIDE) ELEVATION: window set to right; gablehead stack above.
N (SIDE) ELEVATION: blank.
4-pane timber sash and case windows. Turf roof; corniced, rubble gablehead stacks; uPVC rainwater goods.
INTERIOR: not seen, 1998.
A cottage distinctive for the survival of its traditional turf roof as well as for its substantial gablehead stacks.
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