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Manse, St Magnus's Church, Tingwall

A Category C Listed Building in Shetland Central, Shetland Islands

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Latitude: 60.1752 / 60°10'30"N

Longitude: -1.2463 / 1°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 441917

OS Northings: 1143658

OS Grid: HU419436

Mapcode National: GBR R18V.9M0

Mapcode Global: XHD35.5HSW

Plus Code: 9CGW5QG3+3F

Entry Name: Manse, St Magnus's Church, Tingwall

Listing Name: Tingwall Manse, Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 28 July 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394683

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47306

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tingwall

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland Central

Parish: Tingwall

Traditional County: Shetland

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Early 19th century with late 19th century alterations. 2-storey 3-bay asymmetrical former manse linked by garden walls to U-plan steading to E. Harled walls with droved sandstone ashlar dressings. Base course, chamfered arrises and sloping cills to windows of principal elevation; margined windows and corners to rear.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical, gabled bay advanced at left, tripartite windows at ground and 1st floors, small pointed-arched window centred in gablehead above; 2-leaf vertically-boarded timber door with plate glass fanlight to pointed-arched opening in gabled porch centring elevation at ground and clasping corner of advanced bay; window centred above at 1st floor; bipartite window at ground in bay to right, window centred above rising into harled stone dormerhead breaking eaves.

W GABLE: single window to right at 1st floor.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: vertically-boarded timber door with 2-pane fanlight to left of centre with window centred above, small window at ground to right of centre with large border-glazed stair window above; regular fenestration in outer bays.

E GABLE: windows to left at ground and 1st floors; single storey single bay wing projecting to right of centre; modern flat-roofed addition to gable of latter.

Modern glazing to principal elevation, 12-pane timber sash and case windows surviving in outer bays of rear elevation. Purple-grey slate roof with cast-iron hoppers to downpipes; droved sandstone ashlar skew-copes with block skewputts; harled apex stacks to principal gables with circular cans and stone copes enlarged in concrete.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: random rubble wall with triangular cope enclosing house to N,E, and W, and enclosing garden to E; entrance gate to NW of house comprising cement-rendered and lined gatepiers with pyramidal caps flanked by harled quadrant walls and matching outer piers.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Mitchell's of Westshore Burial Aisle and St Magnus's Kirk.

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