Basic Site Details

Name: Brownies Taing
Town, district or village: Sandwick
Island: Shetland
City or county:  
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: At Sandwick, Shetland, on Friday, (19 August 1904) the new pier and boat-slip, known as Brownies Taing, was opened by Mr. Reginald MacLeod, CB, Under Secretary for Scotland. The works have been constructed under powers obtained by a provisional order passed in 1902, and the cost of the undertaking has been between 5,000 and 6,000. The engineer is Mr G Woulfe Brenan, of Oban, and the contractor Mr T Munro, of Wick.[Building News 26 August 1904 p286]

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Pier  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1August 1904 Opened 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1George Woulfe BrenanArchitect 1904  


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News26 August 1904  p286