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Burrastow, Burrastow Cottage

A Category C Listed Building in Shetland West, Shetland Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 60.2141 / 60°12'50"N

Longitude: -1.5986 / 1°35'54"W

OS Eastings: 422347

OS Northings: 1147813

OS Grid: HU223478

Mapcode National: GBR Q1DR.485

Mapcode Global: XHD2T.KJTL

Entry Name: Burrastow, Burrastow Cottage

Listing Date: 30 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392158

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45301

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

Early 19th century. Single storey and attic 3-bay symmetrical former trading booth with principal elevation to E. Harl-pointed rubble walls. Principal elevation comprises vertically-boarded timber door at ground in centre bay, windows in flanking bays; slate-hung gabled timber dormers breaking eaves in outer bays. Windows at ground and 1st floors in left bay of S gable; garden wall extending to left with raised wallhead over vertically-boarded timber door and plate glass fixed-light of rear lean-to. Vertically-boarded timber door and 2-pane fixed-light respectively at ground and 1st floors in left bay of N gable. Blue-grey and purple-grey slate roof; harl-pointed rubble gablehead stacks, coped with circular cans.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Burrastow House and Burrastow Clack Mill. Burrastow was a seat of the Henry family, but was bought for use as a summerhouse by a Colonel Foster, who was a Yorkshire mill owner, and extended.

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