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Houll

Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Site Name Houll

Classification Burnt Mound (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 327

Site Number HU24NW 7

NGR HU 2240 4941

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 7 2240 4941.

(HU 2239 4943) Tumulus (NR)

OS 6" map, Shetland, 2nd ed., (1903)

A mound of burnt stones.

RCAHMS 1946, visited 1931

A crescentic burnt mound c.1.3m high, half of which has been removed for road material.

Revised at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (R L) 15 June 1968

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Field Visit (15 June 1968)

A crescentic burnt mound c.1.3m high, half of which has been removed for road material.

Revised at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (R L) 15 June 1968

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