Basic Site Details

Name: Tankerness Hall
Town, district or village: Kirkwall
Island: Mainland
City or county: Orkney
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Restoration work/alterations won Civic Trust Award.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5  Won award or awardsCivic Trust Award
Item 2 of 51550s Build/construction 
Item 3 of 51730s Addition 
Item 4 of 5c. 1830 Addition 
Item 5 of 51960s Restoration 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3Ian G Lindsay & PartnersArchitectural practiceA1960s Restoration/alterations?
Item 2 of 3Ian Gordon LindsayArchitectA1960s Restoration
Item 3 of 3John Herdman ReidArchitectA1960s Restoration/alterations?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Books 
Item 2 of 2RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970