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Outbuilding, Banks

A Category C Listed Building in East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.8856 / 58°53'8"N

Longitude: -2.8393 / 2°50'21"W

OS Eastings: 351720

OS Northings: 1000110

OS Grid: HY517001

Mapcode National: GBR M5C7.L1S

Mapcode Global: WH7CL.CX6L

Plus Code: 9CCVV5P6+67

Entry Name: Outbuilding, Banks

Listing Name: Eastbanks, Including Outbuilding

Listing Date: 16 September 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393669

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46379

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Holm

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Parish: Holm

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

Earlier-mid 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan near-symmetrical house with lean-to projection spanning bays at right to rear. Harled. 1st floor windows hugging eaves.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: boarded door, offset to left of centre at ground; centred window at 1st floor above. Window at each floor in each bay flanking.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: small window, offset to left of centre, to lean-to projection spanning bays to right; boarded door to left return; centred window an window to right at 1st floor above. Later small lean-to with corrugated-iron roof to outer left.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: window at each floor, offset to right of centre; gablehead stack above.

4-pane timber sash and case windows, predominantly boarded. Graded stone tone tiled roof; stone ridge; harled, coped gablehead stacks; cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1997.

OUTBUILDING: single storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan squared rubble outbuilding sited to rear (N) of main house. S (MAIN) ELEVATION: timber door in bay to centre; window (boarded) in each bay flanking. 2-leaf sliding doors to E gable. corrugated-iron roof; concrete skews.

Statement of Interest

A raggle over the door indicates the existence of a pitched-roofed porch. At some point the door has been moved to the left of centre to accommodate the porch.

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