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Outer Brough,settlement,Strandburgh Ness

A Scheduled Monument in North Isles, Shetland Islands

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Latitude: 60.6161 / 60°36'57"N

Longitude: -0.7749 / 0°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 467159

OS Northings: 1193145

OS Grid: HU671931

Mapcode National: GBR S0FP.9HG

Mapcode Global: XHF7Z.BFZF

Entry Name: Outer Brough,settlement,Strandburgh Ness

Scheduled Date: 10 November 1976

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3870

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: settlement

Location: Fetlar

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

Traditional County: Shetland


Circa 1824, probably by John and Thomas Smith of Darnick. Single storey, 3-bay, crowstep-gabled lodge with castellated porch and tall central chimney stack. Harled with ashlar margins. Raised cills. Steeply sloping site with 20th century addition providing 2-storey accommodation to rear forming T-plan; lean to porch at SW re-entrant angle.

Predominantly 12-pane glazing to timber sash and case windows. Grey slate. Stepped cope to stack; octagonal clay cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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