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Scalloway, Main Street, Olaf View

A Category C Listed Building in Shetland Central, Shetland Islands

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Coordinates

Latitude: 60.1372 / 60°8'13"N

Longitude: -1.2818 / 1°16'54"W

OS Eastings: 439991

OS Northings: 1139400

OS Grid: HU399394

Mapcode National: GBR R15Y.CBW

Mapcode Global: XHD3B.QG8J

Entry Name: Scalloway, Main Street, Olaf View

Listing Date: 28 July 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394667

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47300

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tingwall

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland Central

Parish: Tingwall

Traditional County: Shetland

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Description

Possibly 18th century, with later alterations. Single storey and attic 3-bay house at west end of short terrace. Painted rubble walls.

S ELEVATION: symmetrical 3-bay. Former doorway (now converted to window) at centre. Single windows in flanking bays. Gabled dormerheads breaking eaves above.

W ELEVATION: blank gable.

N ELEVATION: lean-to addition.

INTERIOR: not seen 2000.

Modern timber windows. Purple-grey slate roof; decorative bargeboards to dormers; substantial gablehead and mutual stacks.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Scalloway Main Street, An-Teallach and St Clair Court. Although this group has been subject to later alteration, it still indicates the appearance of the houses that lined the waterfront. It is possible that the 1st floor windows were originally small and square in shape, and set below the eaves.

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