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Langskaill Old Manse, Farm

A Category C Listed Building in North Isles, Orkney Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 59.2675 / 59°16'2"N

Longitude: -2.989 / 2°59'20"W

OS Eastings: 343721

OS Northings: 1042746

OS Grid: HY437427

Mapcode National: GBR L4Z7.HGS

Mapcode Global: XH8KN.CBS7

Entry Name: Langskaill Old Manse, Farm

Listing Date: 30 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395420

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47997

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Westray

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Traditional County: Orkney

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Description

Early 19th century. U-plan farm. Flagstone rubble. Alternate canted corner stones to quoins. Some harling remains.

S FACING RANGE: S gable wall to W range; window to left; gable apex stack. Right return; window to far left; 1 doors to right flank; blocked door to right; door to far right; flanking windows. Central single storey range; window to far left; flanking door to right. Door to right; flanking windows. Pitched outshot to E range; 2 storey barn behind; door to left return; window to right; 2 1st floor windows. Shed attached to barn set back to far right; large opening to left; blocked opening to right.

N FACING RANGE: window to right; 2-storey barn gable to left; ground floor window; loft door above. W facing range: blocked central window; window to left. E facing range: large door inserted into outshot to left; large sliding door to barn. Plain elevation to outshot; owl hole in apex.

Pitched roofs; Caithness slate. Asbestos sheeting covers holes at rear range. W end, N pitch. Some rooflights.

INTERIORS: not seen, 2000.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Langskaill Old Manse (see separate list). The buildings continue to be used for storage but are in poor condition at time of survey (2000).

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