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Storehouse, North Haven, Fair Isle

A Category C Listed Building in Shetland South, Shetland Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 59.5373 / 59°32'14"N

Longitude: -1.6069 / 1°36'24"W

OS Eastings: 422334

OS Northings: 1072447

OS Grid: HZ223724

Mapcode National: GBR Q3DJ.DGF

Mapcode Global: XHD63.GJGW

Plus Code: 9CFWG9PV+W7

Entry Name: Storehouse, North Haven, Fair Isle

Listing Name: Fair Isle, North Haven, Storehouse

Listing Date: 26 March 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 391120

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44541

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunrossness

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland South

Parish: Dunrossness

Traditional County: Shetland

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Description

Gabled flagstone rubble storehouse of rectangular plan. Blank elevations except for wide vertically-boarded timber entrance door to right of centre and small window to left of centre in E elevation; small square window to left in N gable. Flagstone slated open timber roof with straight rubble skew copes; stone-coped rubble apex stack in S gable.

Statement of Interest

Picturesquely sited at the south end of the North Haven, this building is a rare survivor of traditional Shetland building practice, and an important member of the bods still surviving in Shetland.

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