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Ward Of Silwick

Chambered Cairn (Neolithic)

Site Name Ward Of Silwick

Classification Chambered Cairn (Neolithic)

Canmore ID 335

Site Number HU24SE 2

NGR HU 2900 4267

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU24SE 2 2900 4267.

(HU 2900 4267) Tuml (NR) (Site of)

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

A heel-shaped, chambered cairn destroyed during the war for building material, only one or two displaced blocks remaining on the site.

A S Henshall 1963, visited 1957; RCAHMS 1946.

Further destroyed since Henshall's visit, not enough remains now to classify.

Visited by OS (RL) 11 June 1968.

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