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Latitude: 60.1866 / 60°11'11"N
Longitude: -1.2901 / 1°17'24"W
OS Eastings: 439474
OS Northings: 1144898
OS Grid: HU394448
Mapcode National: GBR R15T.7K7
Mapcode Global: XHD34.L7Y4
Entry Name: Nesbister Point, Bod of Nesbister, Including Steps
Listing Date: 28 July 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394661
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47294
Building Class: Cultural
County: Shetland Islands
Electoral Ward: Shetland West
Traditional County: Shetland
1844. Single storey and loft 3-bay former fishing booth. Random rubble walls with stugged sandstone dressings. 2-leaf vertically-boarded timber doors fronted by boarded shutters centring E elevation, single small window in bay to left. Rubble forestair to N gable accessing boarded timber door rising into gablehead. Blank E and S elevations.
Plate glass fixed light to window; felt tiles and concrete skew-copes to roof with Velux rooflights; single-flue gablehead stack to S.
STEPS: roughly hewn stone slab steps rising from beach to entrance door and to rear of forestair.
This bod was set up by Hay & Co in 1844. It was built on a rocky outcrop at the end of a beach on which fish were dried prior to export. Being situated on a rocky point jutting into the water, this diminutive building is a prominent landmark in Whiteness Voe.