The Ridgeland, Kirkwall

A heritage plaque on a fairly insignificant building on a Kirkwall street indicates the site of a 17th century Town Hall and Prison.

The Ridgeland heritage plaque

A heritage plaque is situated on the side of the building

On the corner of Albert Street and The Strynd, Kirkwall, a building with whitewashed lower walls once served it’s time as Kirkwall Town Hall and a prison.

If anybody has any more information on the history of this building or indeed any of it’s inmates, we would be keen to hear from you.

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