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Garth, Chapel And Graveyard

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Chapel (Bronze Age)

Site Name Garth, Chapel And Graveyard

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Chapel (Bronze Age)

Canmore ID 1234

Site Number HU47SW 3

NGR HU 4170 7286

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU47SW 3 4170 7286.

(HU 4170 7287 ) Chapel (NR)

(Site of): Grave Yard (T.I.)

OS 6" map, Shetland, 2nd ed., (1903).

In the middle of the grave-yard 'is generally known to be the site of an ancient Romish chapel. The grave-yard is considered to be as old as the chapel although still in use'.

Name Book 1878.

'There are no structural remains on this site. Until recently, however, part of a roughly shaped basin of stone lay outside the wall of the neighbouring grave-yard. It has now been removed to Graven for preservation.

RCAHMS 1946, visited 1930.

No further information. Graveyard still used.

Visited by OS (NKB) 26 May 1968.

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