This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 60.1369 / 60°8'12"N
Longitude: -1.2749 / 1°16'29"W
OS Eastings: 440378
OS Northings: 1139369
OS Grid: HU403393
Mapcode National: GBR R16Y.GHD
Mapcode Global: XHD3B.TG2S
Entry Name: Scalloway, New Street, Old Haa of Scalloway, Including Boundary Walls and Steps
Listing Date: 8 November 1974
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352620
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18558
Building Class: Cultural
County: Shetland Islands
Electoral Ward: Shetland Central
Traditional County: Shetland
Circa 1750, with later ateration. 3-storey 5-bay symmetrical former laird's house (now flats). Harl-pointed rubble walls with stugged and droved sandstone ashlar margins and dressings.
W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical 5-bay elevation grouped 1-3-1. Corniced doorpiece with lugged architrave in centre bay with carved armorial panel above, margined windows in flanking bays and to regularly-fenestrated upper floors.
S GABLE: 2-bay gable with windows at 1st and 2nd floors (blind in bay to right).
E (REAR) ELEVATION: windows at each floor flanking centre; door at ground to outer right.
N GABLE: 2-bay gable with windows at 1st and 2nd floors in bay to right.
Replacement 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Purple-grey slate roof with stugged ashlar skew-copes; rubble gablehead stacks with stone copes and circular cans.
BOUNDARY WALLS: random rubble garden wall to S; cement-rendered crenellated wall to E.
STEPS: stugged squared and snecked sandstone parapets to later double staircase rising from street to entrance level.
One of Shetland's finest haa houses, prominently sited above the waterfront. The armorial panel over the doorway commemorates the marriage of James Scott and Katherine Sinclair in 1750.
Other nearby listed buildings