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4 Warsetter Farm Cottages, Sanday

A Category B Listed Building in North Isles, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 59.2276 / 59°13'39"N

Longitude: -2.6468 / 2°38'48"W

OS Eastings: 363182

OS Northings: 1038065

OS Grid: HY631380

Mapcode National: GBR M4TB.Q6D

Mapcode Global: XH8KZ.VBHB

Plus Code: 9CFV69H3+27

Entry Name: 4 Warsetter Farm Cottages, Sanday

Listing Name: Sanday, Cross, Warsetter Farm Cottages

Listing Date: 16 September 1999

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393705

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46405

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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Mid to later 19th century. Single storey row of 4, 3-bay, rectangular-plan symmetrical cottages. Harl-pointed random rubble.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: centred deep-set boarded door with window in each bay flanking to each cottage.

2-pane timber sash and case windows; evenly disposed rooflights to SE pitch. traditional graded stone tiled roof; stone ridge; harl-pointed, corniced gablehead and ridge stacks.

INTERIORS: not seen, 1998.

Statement of Interest

A remarkably intact row of farm cottages associated with Warsetter Farm (listed separately) which lies to the south. They retain their original graded stone tiles and substantial stacks. They remain unaltered in plan and retain, to a large extent, their timber framed windows. Cottages in a complete a state as these are now a rarity in Orkney.

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