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Hoy, Lyness, 2 Right Row

Officers Quarters (Second World War)

Site Name Hoy, Lyness, 2 Right Row

Classification Officers Quarters (Second World War)

Canmore ID 332532

Site Number ND39NW 183

NGR ND 3107 9506

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Orkney Islands
  • Parish Walls And Flotta
  • Former Region Orkney Islands Area
  • Former District Orkney
  • Former County Orkney

Activities

Standing Building Recording (1 February 2011 - 2 February 2011)

ND 3107 9506 A Level 3 standing building survey was undertaken 1–2 February 2011 on a timber bungalow at 2 Right Row prior to its proposed demolition. The structure was the last surviving house in a row of four, which formed part of a WW2 Officers complex to the E of Baldry’s Camp. Documentary and cartographic evidence suggested that the building was completed in 1940. The eight room house was constructed entirely of timber and contained many original features, including doors, tongue-and-groove and gas lamps, although some renovations had been carried out.

Archive: ORCA

Funder: Scapa Flow Landscape Partnership Scheme (HLF)

ORCA, 2011

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