Listed Building

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NORTH ROE, NORTH HAA, INCLUDING WALLS AND OUTBUILDINGSLB44559

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
26/03/1997
Local Authority
Shetland Islands
Planning Authority
Shetland Islands
Parish
Northmaven
NGR
HU 36697 89325
Coordinates
436697, 1189325

Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay haa with single storey wings to E and N. Harled walls with margined windows.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: near-symmetrical principal block comprising modern porch at ground in centre bay, window at ground in bay to left offset to left, regular fenestration in bay to right and at 1st floor, lean-to porch to outer right of elevation. 4-bay elevation of wing extending to right with vertically-boarded timber door to left of centre and windows in flanking bays; lean-to to E gable of wing with vertically-boarded timber door in S side.

W GABLE: single window at ground to left.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: 3-bay elevation with gabled wing projecting to left of centre and regular fenestration at 1st floor.

4-pane timber fixed-lights to E wing; modern glazing elsewhere.

WALLS AND OUTBUILDINGS: rubble walled enclosure to W of house, adjoining pair of gabled rubble outbuildings disposed at right angles to each other.

Statement of Special Interest

North Haa is one of a fine series of Haas presiding over the voes and firths on this side of North Roe.

References

Bibliography

Mike Finnie SHETLAND (1990) p67.

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