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Bretabister

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Bretabister

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 1135

Site Number HU45NE 19

NGR HU 4815 5738

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/1135

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

Archaeology Notes

HU45NE 19 4815 5738.

HU 482 574 (C S T Calder 19652). A mound of burnt stones lies 100 yards south of Brettabister.

RCAHMS 1946. Visited 1930.

At HU 4813 5740 there is a mound of black earth and burnt stones measuring 12.0m by 6.0m and 1.0m high.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS(NKB) 6th May 1968.

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Field Visit (6 May 1968)

At HU 4813 5740 there is a mound of black earth and burnt stones measuring 12.0m by 6.0m and 1.0m high.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS(NKB) 6th May 1968.

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