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Barrenha, North Ronaldsay

A Category C Listed Building in North Isles, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 59.3682 / 59°22'5"N

Longitude: -2.418 / 2°25'4"W

OS Eastings: 376342

OS Northings: 1053619

OS Grid: HY763536

Mapcode National: GBR N3DZ.709

Mapcode Global: XH9S1.VSBK

Plus Code: 9CFV9H9J+7R

Entry Name: Barrenha, North Ronaldsay

Listing Name: North Ronaldsay, Barren Ha

Listing Date: 16 September 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393684

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46391

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cross and Burness

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Parish: Cross And Burness

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

Single storey, 2-bay, rectangular-plan asymmetrical cottage with lean-to addition to S. Detached single storey 5-bay rectangular-plan asymmetrical byre sited to SW of cottage. Random rubble.

S (PRICIPAL) ELEVATION: window in lean-to addition to centre; window in left return; boarded door in right return. Window in bay to left.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: window in each bay of 2-bay lean-to in bay to left. Blocked door in lean-to in bay to right.

W (SIDE) ELEVIAONT: widow set to left; gablehead stack above. Door in lean-to addition to outer left.

Timber-framed windows. Traditional Orkney flagstone roof; rubble corniced gablehead stacks.

INTERIOR: box beds extant; timber chimneypiece.

Statement of Interest

A traditional Orkney cottage, remarkably retaining its original timber-panelled box beds. Further interest is added by the Orkney flagstone roof found both on the cottage and on the byre.

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