History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Reawick, Reawick Congregational Church

A Category C Listed Building in Shetland West, Shetland Islands

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 60.1865 / 60°11'11"N

Longitude: -1.4315 / 1°25'53"W

OS Eastings: 431629

OS Northings: 1144817

OS Grid: HU316448

Mapcode National: GBR Q1TT.8RT

Mapcode Global: XHD32.R7J5

Entry Name: Reawick, Reawick Congregational Church

Listing Date: 18 October 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352803

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18694

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Sandsting

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland West

Parish: Sandsting

Traditional County: Shetland

Find accommodation in
Tresta

Description

Dated 1863. Symmetrical hall church comprised of hall oriented E-W with gabled entrance porch and vestry to E and pulpit recess to W forming cruciform plan. Harled rubble walls.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical, 2-bay gabled entrance porch and vestry advanced at centre, lancets in each bay with date stone between, gabled bellcote on rectangular plinth at apex; angle buttresses at corners and pointed-arched doors in side elevations (N door infilled); blank elevation of hall to right and left.

N AND S ELEVATIONS: symmetrical 2-bay gables with lancets in each bay and triangular vent in gablehead.

W ELEVATION: symmetrical, 2-bay gable advanced at centre, pointed- arched windows with chamfered arrises in each bay; triangular vent centred in gablehead; blank elevation of hall to left and right.

11-pane fixed-lights to lancets, border-glazed W windows with coloured glass. Grey slate roof with harled skew copes.

INTERIOR: timber pews with wide horizontal boards; vertically-boarded high back and panelled ends to pew centred at rear. Panelled timber pulpit on platform to W; organ of 1906 by W Doherty & Co of Canada centred to E; panelled enclosure with cast-iron and timber balustrade.

Statement of Interest

In ecclesiastical use. This crisply designed church is prominently sited overlooking Skelda Voe.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.