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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352803
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18694
Building Class: Cultural
County: Shetland Islands
Electoral Ward: Shetland West
Traditional County: Shetland
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.
In ecclesiastical use. This crisply designed church is prominently sited overlooking Skelda Voe.
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