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Vaila

Lithic Implement (Stone)

Site Name Vaila

Classification Lithic Implement (Stone)

Canmore ID 318

Site Number HU24NW 29

NGR HU 232 463

NGR Description HU c. 232 463

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Walls And Sandness
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Shetland
  • Former County Shetland

Archaeology Notes

HU24NW 29 c. 232 463

An oval implement of porphyry, found on the island of Vaila (centred HU 232 463) in 1820, is in the British Museum, bequeathed by the late Sir W C Trevelyan. It measures about 6 1/2 ins in length by 5 1/2 ins in breadth.

G F Black 1893.

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