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Field notebook of J M Corrie (RCAHMS). Titled 'Shetland No. 2'.

MS 36/110

Description Field notebook of J M Corrie (RCAHMS). Titled 'Shetland No. 2'.

Date 4/8/1930 to 15/9/1930

Collection Records of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS), Edinbu

Catalogue Number MS 36/110

Category Manuscripts

Scope and Content J M Corrie's field notebook covering Unst, Lerwick parish, Bressay, Fair Isle, Dunrossness, Fetlar, Whalsay. At the back of the notebook there are a few notes and sketches of artefacts, including Viking bone comb from Sandwick, Unst. 1 Ward of Norwick cairns 1v Saxa Vord cairn 2 Burgar Stack 2v turf-built plantiecrub, Flubersgerdie; Crussa Field cairns 3v Brough Holm (with rough sketch of entrance) 4v small cairn at Hamarberg 5 Sna Broch (with rough sketch) (Inv no 1546) 6v standing stone Bordastubble (not in Inv) (measured sketch) 7 Bordastubble (with sketch) 7v Burragarth (with sketch) 8 Underhoull burnt mound; Gunnister standing stone (sketch) 9 small circular structure near Lund (sketch; not in Inv) 9v Hamarberg stone (sketch) 10 Hill of Caldback 11 sketch of Hoga Ness broch 11v stone 'gateposts' at Setters of Belmont (sketch; not in Inv) 12 Gallow Hill cairns (mentions WWII lookout post) (sketches) 13v Holm of Heogland (sketch) 14 Uyea ?cairn (sketch; not in Inv) 14v Colvadale chapel & ?broch 15 midden & graves, Sandwick 15v Sobul cairns 16 underground passage & chamber at Hogaland (inv 1502) 16v Grista (sketch) 17v Law Ting Holm 18v Loch of Tingwall standing stone; burnt mounds Atsa & Upper Scalloway 20 burnt mound in Noss, Bressay (Inv no 1111) 20v Scudillswick 21 Housabister; Brettabister burnt mound (Inv no 1295) 21v doubtful cairns in N Nesting 22v Fair Isle burnt mounds 24v Vaasetter (with sketch on 25) 26 The Landberg (with sketches 28 Planning at Clumlie; Loch of Brow 28v Planning at Ness of Burgi 29 Planning at Jarlshof; hoard from Garthsbanks, Quendale (Inv no 1192) 29v Clevigarth 30v Southvoe broch 31v Dalsetter broch 32v Dalsetter burnt mounds 34 Troswick (sketch) 34v Levenwick (sketch) 35v Bakkasetter 36 Burraland 37 Stackigarth burnt mound (Inv no 1164) |(sketch) 38 Burland (sketch of entrance 39v, site plan 40v) 41 Brindister Loch 41v Easter Quarff 42 Fetlar chapel site; Lamb Hoga (Inv no 1243) 42v small burnt mound near Lamb Hoga 43 chapel site Hillside Cottage (Inv no 1237) 43v Vord Hill (sketch plan) 44v 'Haltadans' (sketch site plan on 45) 45v Houbie (sketch plan on 46) 46v Ripple Stone (sketch on 47) 47 Strandburgh Ness, Fetlar (Inv no 1240) 48 The Heog (Inv no 1230) 48v Funzie chapel (Inv no 1234) 49 'The Viking Grave', Aith Voe (Inv no 1217) 50 Swainkatofts burnt mound; Feal broch (Inv no 1211) 51 Knowe of Heog 51v 'Helina Kruga' 52 Halliara Kirk (Inv no 1235) 52v Sna Broch 53 Kirk Knowe (Inv no 1232); The Clett 54 Ward of Symbister Ness, Whalsay 54v Loch of Sandwick burnt mound (with sketch plan) 55 Mound near Symbister Loch 55v Whirlie burnt mound 56 Symbister chapel; Loch of Huxter fort (sketch of blockhouse on 57) 58v Challister (sketch plan) 59 Willeshoull mound, Whalsay


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