Scalloway Castle

Scalloway Castle is a tower house in Scalloway, on the Sheltand Mainland.

The tower was built in 1600 by Patrick Stewart, 2nd Earl of Orkney, during his brief period as effective ruler of Shetland.

Scalloway Castle is built on an L-plan, with a main tower of 18 by 10 metres (59 by 33 ft), and a wing to the south-west of 8 metres (26 ft) square. The now roofless castle is 4 storeys, with an additional garret over the main tower. The ground level is tunnel-vaulted, containing kitchens, stores and a well.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 10.3℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 7.1 m/sec (WNW)
Tuesday, Jul 05
Expect a temp in the range 9.5℃ to 10.3℃ with wind speed 5.2 m/sec (NW)
Wednesday, Jul 06
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 11.7℃ with wind speed 6.6 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Jul 07
Expect a temp in the range 9.6℃ to 11℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NW)
Friday, Jul 08
Expect a temp in the range 11.6℃ to 12.1℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Jul 09
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Jul 10
Expect a temp in the range 11.9℃ to 12.3℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (SW)

Shetland weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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