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Inner Brough,settlement,Strandburgh Ness

A Scheduled Monument in North Isles, Shetland Islands

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Latitude: 60.6146 / 60°36'52"N

Longitude: -0.7776 / 0°46'39"W

OS Eastings: 467011

OS Northings: 1192982

OS Grid: HU670929

Mapcode National: GBR S0FP.87C

Mapcode Global: XHF7Z.9GWJ

Entry Name: Inner Brough,settlement,Strandburgh Ness

Scheduled Date: 16 November 1976

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3869

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: settlement

Location: Fetlar

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Traditional County: Shetland


A W Wheatley, 1896-8. Predominantly 4-storey, 9-bay by 13 bay rectangular plan (former Glasgow Corporation Cleansing Department Depot) with advanced outer bays. Arranged around internal courtyard and on corner site in city centre. Attic storey to S elevation with 3-bay return to W and E elevations. Red sandstone cladding to brick; ashlar at ground floor, coursed rock-faced with ashlar dressings to upper floors; red brick with white brick cill courses and lintels to S elevation. Base course and string course at ground floor, banded lintel course at 1st and 2nd floors; cill course at 3rd floor also with cornice and blocking course. Predominantly shallow-arched and keystoned openings at ground floor; flat-arched window openings with chamfered surround and long and short raised dressings elsewhere. Those at 1st and 2nd floor windows to advanced outer bays set within tall round-arched keystoned recessed panels.

NE (BELL STREET) ELEVATION: flat-arched pend opening with cast iron gates to centre; entrance to left of pend.

NW (WATSON STREET) ELEVATION: corbelled truncated stack to left.

SW ELEVATION: 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor windows set within shallow-arched recessed panels, arch detailing in white brick. Later rectangular dormer breaking eaves off centre to right.

Predominantly 3-pane hopper over 2-pane casement windows in timber frames, some blocked openings. Piended roof, grey slates; painted steel boxed ridge vents to S elevation.

INTERIOR (seen 1993): floors on riveted girders on cast-iron columns. (see NOTES).

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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