Shetland amenity trust bressay lighthouse

Soon after a similar church was built among the Celtic ruins on St.

Shetland amenity trust bressay lighthouse

The population is around people, [2] concentrated in the middle of the west coast, around Glebe and Fullaburn.

The island is made up of Old Red Sandstone with some basaltic intrusions. Bressay was quarried extensively for building materials, used all over Shetland, especially in nearby Lerwick. The largest of eleven lochs on the island are the Loch of Grimsetter in the east, and the Loch of Brough.

Wildlife[ edit ] Bressay has a large number of migrant birds, especially in the east.

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The Loch of Grimsetter is a haven for waders and whooper swans. In the far south, there is a colony of Arctic skuas. The top of each face has a cross. On one side, there is an engraving of two men with crosiersas well as various animals including horses, pigs, and what appears to be someone in the process of being swallowed by two sea monsters.

It has been suggested that this is Jonah. During the summer months, a passenger ferry service links the east coast of Bressay with the nature reserve island of Noss. The Bressay Church building is located close to the Marina, near the centre of the west coast of the island.Archaeology at Shetland Amenity Trust, Lerwick.


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Claire Dalby RWS, RE Artist's Statement. Bressay Lighthouse. It can be maddening to sit outside with paper and watercolours in a strong, cold wind. (with D.

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H. Dalby) “Shetland Lichens”, Shetland Amenity Trust, Lerwick , Two Lichen Wallcharts for the Natural History Museum, London. Welcome to Shetland Lighthouse Holidays Bressay Lighthouse Sumburgh Lighthouse Eshaness Lighthouse The lighthouse keeper’s cottages are owned by Shetland Amenity Trust which aims to protect and preserve Shetland’s wonderfully individual cultural heritage.

Plan your self catering holiday in one of Shetlands most historical buildings. Cannon at 17th century Fort Charlotte in the centre of Lerwick and cruise ship in the Bressay Sound, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK.

Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Shetland Islands, Scotland. A lovely beach with clear water near Lerwick in the Shetland Islands. Exterior view of the Shetland Amenity Trust building in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.

Shetland amenity trust bressay lighthouse

Home» Contact Us Contact Us Shetland Amenity Trust Main Office Zoom Shetland Amenity Trust main office is open from Monday to Friday am to pm (pm on Friday). Photo: Shetland Amenity Trust The Crofthouse Museum, at Boddam (ON botn – the end of a valley), was built about It has a thatched roof and chimney, and consists of house, byre, barn, watermill and a grain-drying kiln.

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