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Latitude: 60.4821 / 60°28'55"N
Longitude: -1.5788 / 1°34'43"W
OS Eastings: 423251
OS Northings: 1177668
OS Grid: HU232776
Mapcode National: GBR Q1G1.1BV
Mapcode Global: XHD1G.TSSP
Entry Name: Tangwick, Haa of Tangwick, Including Walled Garden
Listing Date: 8 November 1974
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352797
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18690
Building Class: Cultural
County: Shetland Islands
Electoral Ward: Shetland North
Traditional County: Shetland
18th century. 2-storey 4-bay haa of rectangular plan with 2-storey 3-bay addition (now ruinous) to E gable. Harled walls with drystone buttresses to haa, harl-pointed rubble walls to addition.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: regular fenestration in bay to outer left; buttress dividing from bay to left of centre with vertically-boarded timber door at right and narrow window at left, blank at 1st floor. Buttress dividing centre bays; bay to right of centre with small square window at ground and window above; bay to outer right blank at ground with window above.
3-bay S elevation of addition extending to right, ruinous at wallhead; blank bay at centre, windows at ground and 1st floors in bay to left, door at ground with window above in bay to right.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: narrow window centring elevation at ground with windows at 1st floor flanking centre; blank bay to outer right; regular fenestration in bay to outer left.
3-bay N elevation of addition extending to left; door centred at ground with 1st floor window offset to left, blank bay to outer left; regular fenestration in bay to right.
W GABLE: 2 bays, with regular fenestration.
Mainly 12-pane timber sash and case windows; smaller windows with multi-pane fixed-lights. Stone slated roof with harled skew copes. Large, squat apex stacks to principal gables with concrete copes and tapered red cans.
INTERIOR: modern museum interior.
GARDEN WALL: thick red rubble wall enclosing rectangular garden to S, gateways centring N and S walls (latter rubble-infilled).
Restored as a museum by the Peter Johnson Partnership in 1978.
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