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Latitude: 60.3025 / 60°18'8"N
Longitude: -1.6555 / 1°39'19"W
OS Eastings: 419137
OS Northings: 1157642
OS Grid: HU191576
Mapcode National: GBR Q18H.VK6
Mapcode Global: XHBVN.T9MT
Plus Code: 9CGW882V+XQ
Entry Name: St Margaret's Kirk And Graveyard, Sandness
Listing Name: Sandness, St Margaret's Kirk, Including Graveyard Wall and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 18 October 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352714
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18628
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Walls and Sandness
County: Shetland Islands
Electoral Ward: Shetland West
Parish: Walls And Sandness
Traditional County: Shetland
1792. 2 x 1-bay symmetrical hall church. Harled walls. Hoppered 9-pane timber windows flanking centre of S elevation. Cement-rendered infill to door centred in E gable; pointed-arched opening in gabled stugged ashlar bellcote at gablehead. 2-bay N elevation with 9-pane timber window in bay to right, modern 2-leaf doors inserted in bay to left. Border-glazed stained glazing to pointed-arched windows in 2-bay W gable.
Purple-grey slate roof with harled skew copes.
GRAVEYARD WALL: harl-pointed battered rubble wall with semicircular rubble cope enclosing graveyard to S; enclosures with cast-iron railings flanking church to E and W; square rubble gatepiers with pyramidal caps to vehicular and pedestrian gateways at SE corner.
Currently disused (1996). There is a stone on the east gable inscribed 'Fear God 1645'.