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Lera Voe Mills, Including Footbridge

A Category C Listed Building in Shetland West, Shetland Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 60.22 / 60°13'12"N

Longitude: -1.6124 / 1°36'44"W

OS Eastings: 421575

OS Northings: 1148474

OS Grid: HU215484

Mapcode National: GBR Q1CQ.PXL

Mapcode Global: XHD2T.DD60

Entry Name: Lera Voe Mills, Including Footbridge

Listing Date: 18 October 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354316

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19895

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Walls and Sandness

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland West

Parish: Walls And Sandness

Traditional County: Shetland

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Description

Later 19th century. Pair of substantial horizontal mills sited to N and S of stream and connected by stone slab footbridge. Drystone rubble walls. Mills conform to standard arrangement of rectangular gabled drystone rubble building containing upper and lower houses with square openings to inlet and outlet. Roofless (1996).

Statement of Interest

These mills are substantial examples of their type, and form a striking group next to a bend in the road.

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