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North Ronaldsay, Sandback

A Category C Listed Building in North Isles, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 59.3832 / 59°22'59"N

Longitude: -2.3969 / 2°23'48"W

OS Eastings: 377552

OS Northings: 1055280

OS Grid: HY775552

Mapcode National: GBR N3FY.4MW

Mapcode Global: XH9S2.4F11

Plus Code: 9CFV9JM3+77

Entry Name: North Ronaldsay, Sandback

Listing Name: North Ronaldsay, Sandback

Listing Date: 16 September 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393692

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46399

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cross and Burness

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Parish: Cross And Burness

Traditional County: Orkney

Tagged with: Farmstead

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Mid 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay, long rectangular-plan asymmetrical cottage with 2-bay lean-to projection to N elevation. Drystone random rubble.

N ELEVATION: window in each bay to centrally disposed lean-to. Window in bay to left.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: window offset to right; gablehead stack above.

Timber-framed windows. Traditional flagstone roof; stone ridge; corniced rubble gablehead and ridge stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1998.

Statement of Interest

A cottage of traditional form which largely retains its original plan. Of particular interest are the flagstone roof, the substantial stacks and the drystone construction of the walls.

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