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Loch Of Tingwall

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Loch Of Tingwall

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 1106

Site Number HU44SW 13

NGR HU 4124 4203

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU44SW 13 4124 4203.

(HU 4124 4202) Standing Stone (OE)

O.S. 1:10,000 1973.

A standing stone set with its major axis approximately NNE - SSW. It rises to a height of 6' 9" above the ground, where there is some evidence of packing and at 3' high it has a girth of 7'.

RCAHMS 1946. Visited 1930.

Standing stone as described.

Published Survey (25") correct.

Visited OS (RL) 7th May 1968.

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Publication Account (1997)

This 2m tall stone is located close to the neck of land that separates the two lochs which almost fill the floor of the valley, the Loch of Tingwall to the north and the Loch of Asta to the south.

Information from ‘Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Shetland’, (1997).

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