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Scalloway, Main Street, Scalloway Church (Church of Scotland), Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Shetland Central, Shetland Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 60.1377 / 60°8'15"N

Longitude: -1.2797 / 1°16'46"W

OS Eastings: 440110

OS Northings: 1139457

OS Grid: HU401394

Mapcode National: GBR R16Y.69K

Mapcode Global: XHD3B.RG44

Entry Name: Scalloway, Main Street, Scalloway Church (Church of Scotland), Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 18 October 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352618

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18556

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tingwall

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland Central

Parish: Tingwall

Traditional County: Shetland

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Description

1840. Double-height 2 x 2-bay symmetrical hall church with single storey gabled vestry wing projecting to rear. Harl-pointed rubble principal elevation with stugged sandstone dressings, harled side and rear walls with droved and painted ashlar margins to windows and corners.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical, piend-roofed single storey entrance porch centred at ground with vertically-boarded timber door in W face, gallery windows below eaves in each bay, ashlar birdcage bellcote breaking eaves at centre with swept ball-finialled pyramidal cap.

E ELEVATION: regularly fenestrated with windows at ground and gallery levels.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: symmetrical elevation with pair of large segmental-arched windows flanking centre; 2-bay gable to single storey vestry projecting at outer left.

W ELEVATION: matching E elevation, but with modern single storey flat-roofed addition at centre.

Coloured glass to multi-pane border-glazed fixed-lights at principal and side elevations, 32-pane timber sash and case windows to rear elevation. Purple-grey slate piended platform roof.

INTERIOR: horseshoe gallery supported on fluted columns.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: concrete-coped dwarf wall to Main Street (railings removed), pyramidal caps to cement-rendered gatepiers at centre and to taller piers at outer left and right. Random rubble boundary walls to E, W and N.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such.

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