Brettabister, St Ola's Kirk Including Memorial Enclosure


Site Name Brettabister, St Ola's Kirk Including Memorial Enclosure

Classification Church

Alternative Name(s) Nesting Parish Church

Canmore ID 181685

Site Number HU45NE 35

NGR HU 48744 57829

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Nesting
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Shetland
  • Former County Shetland

Archaeology Notes

HU45NE 35 48744 57829

Ch [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1973.

Architecture Notes


Scottish Records Office

GD 150/1893

Nesting. Building of a Manse.

Petition to the Earl of Morton from Robert Gray.

He asks the Earl to contribute to the cost.



Construction (1794)

The church was built in 1794.

Information from Historic Scotland Listed Building description.


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