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Olwell Knowe

Mound (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Olwell Knowe

Classification Mound (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 800

Site Number HU36NW 8

NGR HU 3458 6676

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU36NW 8 3458 6676

(HU 3459 6677) Olwell Knowe (TI)

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

'A small knoll or elevated piece of ground situated in the vegetable garden of Busta... seems to be artificial.'

Name Book 1878.

A low grass-covered mound, apparently natural, of which there is no information. (Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence, Busta House.) Any appearance of artificiality may have been caused by landscaping.

Visited by OS(WDJ) 3rd June 1968.


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