This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 60.4042 / 60°24'15"N
Longitude: -1.122 / 1°7'19"W
OS Eastings: 448476
OS Northings: 1169248
OS Grid: HU484692
Mapcode National: GBR R1L7.DK8
Mapcode Global: XHF8S.TR3B
Plus Code: 9CGWCV3H+M6
Entry Name: Limekiln, Harbour, Lunna
Listing Name: Lunnasting, Lunna, Lunna Harbour, Including Pier Building and Piers, Wall, Steps, and Lime Kiln
Listing Date: 30 March 1998
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 392117
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45277
Building Class: Cultural
County: Shetland Islands
Electoral Ward: Shetland North
Traditional County: Shetland
From early 19th century. Small harbour complex grouped around inlet bounded on W side by principal pier projecting N from single storey and attic pier building of 2 periods; inlet enclosed on N side by secondary pier projecting W from shore, and connected by drystone wall and steps to bee-hive kiln at E.
PIER BUILDING: gabled, with harl-pointed rubble walls; central joint in side elevations suggesting 2 building periods.
S ELEVATION: symmetrical, with 2 evenly-spaced slit ventilators at ground.
W GABLE: full-height opening centring gable comprised of doorway at ground (lintel missing) with narrower former loading door rising into gablehead.
N ELEVATION: asymmetrical, rubble infilled door in bay to right of centre, windows in bays to right, large modern door to outer left.
E GABLE: single window centred in gablehead.
Windows and ventilators all rubble-infilled. Modern corrugated sheet cladding to roof.
W PIER: random rubble, with concrete surface and low rubble wall bounding W side.
N PIER, WALL, STEPS AND LIMEKILN: drystone wall bounding N side of rubble N pier, and rubble steps to E; wall continuous to E, rising to adjoin battered circular lime-kiln with full-height opening to S.
A Group with Lunna House, Fishing Booth, Folly, Former Schoolhouse, Gothick Cottage, St Margare'?s Kirk, Steading, Walled Garden, and West Gates. The broch-like form of the kiln is a striking feature of this group that is an essential part of Shetland's best historic designed landscape.
Other nearby listed buildings