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Date 5 October 2007

Event ID 886894

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Note


(Location entered as HU 4737 4193 [N60 9.583 W1 8.783]). The location that is assigned to this record falls within the area of Lerwick Harbour.

The ill-defined area of Lerwick Harbour (HU44SE 32: centred HU 47722 41345) takes the form of an extensive roadstead which comprises the waters of Bressay Sound between the narrow Northern entrance (around HU 475 445) and the broader Southern entrance (around HU 483 400). The main facilities are to be found around HU 477 414, on the W side of the Sound; recent development extends Northwards from this point.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 5 October 2007.

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