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Upper Sound, Norse Mill

Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Upper Sound, Norse Mill

Classification Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Upper Sound 1

Canmore ID 70894

Site Number HU43NE 10

NGR HU 4591 3999

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

Archaeology Notes

HU43NE 10 4591 3999

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(Described with HU43NE 11: location cited as HU 459 401). Norse Mills, Upper Sound. 19th century or earlier. A pair of ruined mills, of which the more complete had a side entrance and contains about two-thirds of a schist (upper) millstone measuring about 30ins (0.76m) in diameter. The other has the iron shaft of a tirl protruding from a heap of rubble.

J R Hume 1977.


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