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Gloup, Gloup Haa, Including Garden Wall

A Category B Listed Building in North Isles, Shetland Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 60.7212 / 60°43'16"N

Longitude: -1.0729 / 1°4'22"W

OS Eastings: 450682

OS Northings: 1204590

OS Grid: HP506045

Mapcode National: GBR R0PD.R05

Mapcode Global: XHF78.GS2B

Entry Name: Gloup, Gloup Haa, Including Garden Wall

Listing Date: 13 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352747

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18653

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Yell

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Parish: Yell

Traditional County: Shetland

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Description

Late 18th century. 2-storey and attic 3-bay symmetrical laird?s house of rectangular plan; single storey service wing to N with porch clasping NW corner of house. Harled walls with margined windows and doors.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical, vertically-boarded timber door with 4-pane fanlight at ground in centre bay, windows in flanking bays, regular fenestration at 1st floor.

S GABLE: small attic window to right in gablehead.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: symmetrical, windows at ground and 1st floor in centre bay, windows at ground floor only in outer bays.

N GABLE: 2-bay gable obscured at ground by service wing, regular fenestration at 1st floor.

SERVICE WING: window centred in symmetrical E wall; asymmetrical N wall with windows offset to left of centre and to outer right; asymmetrical W gable extending to right (S) as porch with timber door.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Fishscale tiles to principal roof, grey slate roof to service wing, piended to E. Rendered skew-copes; harled gablehead stacks with concrete copes and octagonal cans to principal gables, harled and coped gablehead stack to service wing.

GARDEN WALL: L-plan random rubble wall bounding S and E sides of garden to E of house.

Statement of Interest

This elegant house presides conspicuously over the head of the Easter Lee of Gloup.

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