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Yell, Basta Voe

Axehead (Stone)

Site Name Yell, Basta Voe

Classification Axehead (Stone)

Canmore ID 1388

Site Number HU59NW 8

NGR HU 52 95

NGR Description HU c. 52 95

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU59NW 8 c. 52 95.

A stone axe, of soda-felsite, measuring 213 by 70 by 30 mm, with a flat side, found at Basta Voe (name: HU 5295) in 1892 is in the Anthropological Museum, Marischal College, Aberdeen University. It was purchased from the Wilson Collection in 1910.

R W Reid 1912.


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