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Ling Ness

Ship Burial (Viking)(Possible)

Site Name Ling Ness

Classification Ship Burial (Viking)(Possible)

Canmore ID 1163

Site Number HU45SE 22

NGR HU 4896 5450

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU45SE 22 4896 5450.

At HU 4896 5452 there is a setting of stones protruding through the turf in the shape of a boat with both ends pointed, and measuring 8.0m by 2.0m, on quite level ground just below a small hillock. According to local information, Mr J R C Hamilton visited the site, and considered that it was possibly a Viking boat burial.

Visited by OS(NKB) 11th may 1968.


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