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The Haa, Ollaberry

A Category B Listed Building in Shetland North, Shetland Islands

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Latitude: 60.5068 / 60°30'24"N

Longitude: -1.3362 / 1°20'10"W

OS Eastings: 436560

OS Northings: 1180539

OS Grid: HU365805

Mapcode National: GBR R01Z.4FZ

Mapcode Global: XHD1L.05CM

Plus Code: 9CGWGM47+PG

Entry Name: The Haa, Ollaberry

Listing Name: Ollaberry, Ollaberry House (Haa of Ollaberry), Including Outbuilding and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 8 November 1974

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352798

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18691

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Northmaven

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland North

Parish: Northmaven

Traditional County: Shetland

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Dated 1789, with 20th century porch. 2-storey, 3-bay symmetrical house. Harled principal walls, stugged and droved ashlar porch, projecting cills to windows, all painted. E (principal) elevation comprises flat-roofed, single storey, stugged and droved ashlar entrance porch (with base course and cornice) at ground in centre bay with regular fenestration in flanking bays and at 1st floor. Harled wing centred to rear of house with roof piended to E.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with harled skew copes, scrolled skewputts and harled stacks to gables, latter coped with circular cans.

OUTBUILDING: gabled random rubble building adjacent to NW corner.

BOUNDARY WALL: random rubble boundary wall with stugged ashlar cope enclosing garden.

Statement of Interest

Ollaberry House is one of a fine series of Haas presiding over the voes and firths on this side of Northmavine Parish, and forms part of a good group with the pier, bods, and church.

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