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Latitude: 60.716 / 60°42'57"N
Longitude: -1.0146 / 1°0'52"W
OS Eastings: 453873
OS Northings: 1204058
OS Grid: HP538040
Mapcode National: GBR R0VF.1Q5
Mapcode Global: XHF79.6XS9
Plus Code: 9CGWPX8P+C5
Entry Name: Greenbank House, Greenbank, Yell
Listing Name: Greenbank, Greenbank House, Including Shop, Outbuilding, Garden Walls and Piers, and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 18 October 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352745
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18651
Building Class: Cultural
County: Shetland Islands
Electoral Ward: North Isles
Traditional County: Shetland
Tagged with: Building
Early 19th century, with later 19th and early 20th century additions. 2-storey and attic 3-bay symmetrical former merchant?s house with early 20th century single storey L-plan shop adjoining N gable and clasping NW corner, later 19th century single storey 2-bay outbuilding adjacent to NW. Harled and harl-pointed rubble walls.
E PRINCIPAL ELEVATION: symmetrical, 4-panel entrance door with plate glass fanlight at ground in centre bay, windows in flanking bays, regular fenestration at 1st floor.
S GABLE: blank, with modern lean-to greenhouse.
W (REAR) ELEVATION: single storey lean-to wing projecting at centre, single storey lean-to wing advanced in bay to right, shop wing obscuring ground floor in bay to right, single window at 1st floor in bay to left.
N GABLE: blank, shop wing advanced at ground with entrance elevation to E centred by shop window with door to outer left.
12-pane timber sash and case windows to house; plate glass fixed-light to shop. Purple-grey slate roof with sandstone ashlar skew-copes to house; harled gablehead stacks with stone copes and circular cans. Shallow-pitched roof clad in corrugated sheet to shop; tall, stepped, single-flue gablehead stack to shop with circular can.
OUTBUILDING: low-gabled harl-pointed rubble building of rectangular plan with principal elevation to E comprising small 9-pane fixed-light in bay to left, and vertically-boarded timber door to left of matching window grouped in bay to right. Shallow-pitched tarred felt roof with concrete skew-copes and rendered single-flue ridge stack with circular can.
GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS: drystone wall to rectangular garden enclosing E
front, lower E wall (now built up with concrete block), and drum corner piers with domical rubble caps; matching piers to drystone walls enclosing rear garden. Series of drystone walls enclosing large rectangular field to E, and 2 smaller fields to W.
Mike Finnie SHETLAND (1990) p70.
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