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Vaivoe

Ogham Inscribed Stone (Early Medieval)

Site Name Vaivoe

Classification Ogham Inscribed Stone (Early Medieval)

Canmore ID 1306

Site Number HU56NE 20

NGR HU 575 665

NGR Description HU c. 575 665

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

HU56NE 20 c. 575 665

Vaivoe is at HU 57 66. John Stewart discovered an Ogham Stone in May 1951 at 'Vevoe, Whalsay'. 'The Ogham armlet, in my possession, seems to read THADHM and in an other 'corner' are two crosses and what may be M'

Information from John Stewart to S Cruden 1952; NMRS MS/462.

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