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Johnny Sinclair's Nose

Turf Bank (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Johnny Sinclair's Nose

Classification Turf Bank (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Toogs; Haddock Sands

Canmore ID 245474

Site Number HU34SW 43

NGR HU 3284 4377

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

HU34SW 43 3284 4377

During the course of a coastal zone assessment survey, a 3m wide and 05m high earthen bank was recorded running perpendicular to the coast. It is eroding over very high cliffs at its S extremity. It lies in rough grazing and is visible for over 50m inland.

The remains were assessed as being in fair condition, although further survey work was recommended in the area.

Sponsors: Historic Scotland and Shetland Amenity Trust

Information from EASE, December 1998, p. 146

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