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Glenlea

Burnt Mound(S) (Prehistoric)

Site Name Glenlea

Classification Burnt Mound(S) (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 1007

Site Number HU43SW 4

NGR HU 4302 3017

NGR Description HU 4302 3017 and HU 4307 3015

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

HU43SW 4 4302 3017 and 4307 3015.

HU 429 300 (C S T Calder 1965). Two burnt mounds lie on the east side and at the foot of the hill called Culter Field, and about 200 yards west of the public road.

RCAHMS 1946. Visited 1930.

At HU 4305 3016 are two conjoined turf-covered mounds of burnt stones, both 0.9m. high, the easternmost, hollowed out on its south side. Some 50.0m. to the NW is a small crescentic turf-covered mound of burnt stones, 0.5m. high.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS(WDJ) 13th May 1968.

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Field Visit (13 May 1968)

At HU 4305 3016 are two conjoined turf-covered mounds of burnt stones, both 0.9m. high, the easternmost, hollowed out on its south side. Some 50.0m. to the NW is a small crescentic turf-covered mound of burnt stones, 0.5m. high.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS(WDJ) 13th May 1968.

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