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Yell, Basta

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Yell, Basta

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 189168

Site Number HU59SW 18

NGR HU 523 944

NGR Description Centred on HU 523 944

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



A crofting township comprising five unroofed buildings, nine roofed buildings, eight enclosures, a sheepfold and some field walls is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Orkney and Shetland (Shetland) 1881, sheet xi). One unroofed building, eleven roofed buildings, several enclosures and some field walls are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1972).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 8 February 2001


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