The Orkney Library & Archives

Orkney Islands Council

The Orkney Library has approx. 1,500 sheets. OS County Series maps for 1882 and 1903; current 1:10,000 & 1:2,500 for Orkney only. Estate maps and historical maps and charts concerning Orkney (17th century onwards).

Address

Laing Street, KIRKWALL, Orkney, KW15 1NW

Main contact

Telephone number

(01856) 873166

Opening hours

Library: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 9-7pm; Tuesday, Friday & Saturday 9-5pm: Archives - Closed every Monday - otherwise open Tuesday-Friday 9-1pm & 2-4.45pm.

Access

Prior appointment desirable for archival maps, especially in evenings

Facilities

Photocopying (to A4 size only) subject to copyright and condition

Catalogues

Last revision

28-Feb-00