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Latitude: 60.2234 / 60°13'24"N
Longitude: -1.3635 / 1°21'48"W
OS Eastings: 435363
OS Northings: 1148956
OS Grid: HU353489
Mapcode National: GBR Q1ZQ.9Y7
Mapcode Global: XHD2X.N94F
Entry Name: Tresta, Sandsound, the Store, Including Sea Wall, Piers, Slipways, and Fishhouse
Listing Date: 18 October 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352814
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18698
Building Class: Cultural
County: Shetland Islands
Electoral Ward: Shetland West
Traditional County: Shetland
18th century. Complex on steeply sloping waterfront site comprising 2-storey 3-bay symmetrical former trader's house with single storey 3-bay symmetrical cottage adjoining N gable, single storey 3-bay symmetrical modern fishhouse to N, piers and slipways
(PRINCIPAL) BUILDING: harled walls.
W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: trader's house at right; lean-to glazed timber porch at ground in centre bay comprising harled base with multi-pane windows, vertically-boarded timber door to N, fish-scale slate-hung sides; narrow 4-pane timber window centred at 1st floor, 12 and 6-pane windows in flanking bays at ground and 1st floors respectively. Lined concrete porch at centre of cottage to left; plate glass windows in flanking bays.
E (REAR) ELEVATION: single vertically-boarded timber door centring elevation of trader's house to left; small window centring elevation of cottage at right.
Timber sash and case windows. Purple-grey slate roofs with concrete skew copes. Harled apex stacks with copes and circular cans to each gable.
SEA WALL, PIER AND SLIPWAYS: low rubble sea wall bounding W side of
S pier (trader's house and cottage), slipway adjoining to N, sea wall extending N to N pier (fishhouse), with ramp and timber derrick at S, and additional slipway to N.
FISHHOUSE: vertically-boarded timber sides over rubble base; wide glazed door centring S gable with 2-pane fixed-light in gablehead; 6-pane fixed-lights in W elevation.
The Statutory List in 1977 described the fishhouse as "concrete foundations of wooden fishhouse" suggesting the original structure dated from circa 1900.
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