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Barony Hotel

The date is only a guess

The Barony Hotel was originally a croft called "Park"
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Picture added on 22 May 2009
The Barony Hotel was pebble dashed about 1950 by men from Alexander Flett, Building Contractor. I was an apprentice joiner on this Job. I will try and find a photo taken when this work was being carried out.
Added by Ian S Carter on 01 June 2009
This kind of construction was common in the early 1900s and was used as a kwik build for the sporty wanting the huntin and shootin, I can think of at least two other hotels built in this way, The Standing Stones Hotel in Stenness and Spiggy Lodge in Shetland. I'm sure there were others.
Added by John Budge on 03 June 2009
Where would the wood have come from to build the hotel? (Scotland /Norway!)
Added by Barbara on 06 June 2009
The St Magnus Bay Hotel in Hillswick, Shetland was similar as well.

Added by BBJ on 09 June 2009
Don't know how much drink you had when you were at the "Spiggie Hotel" John, but it is built of stone.
It is the St. Magnus Bay Hotel in Hillswick that is similar to that of the Stenness Hotel and were built by The North of Scotland and Orkney and Shetland Steam Navigation Company Ltd. for their package tours, leaving from Leith or Aberdeen.
As far as I can ascertain the Barony Hotel was built by J.D.Moar and Sons, Birsay.
Added by Rae Phillips on 13 June 2009
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