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Isbister

Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Chapel (Period Unassigned), Cross(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Isbister

Classification Burial Ground (Period Unassigned), Chapel (Period Unassigned), Cross(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 881

Site Number HU39SE 2

NGR HU 3715 9100

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU39SE 2 3715 9100.

(HU 3714 9102) Chapel (LB) (Site of)

OS 6" map, Shetland, 2nd ed. (1900)

No remains of the chapel can be traced, but there are two rude stone crosses, similar to those at Lunda Wick, Unst (HP50SE 6 - 12th c. church, etc) in the burial ground.

RCAHMS 1946, visited 1931

No trace of the chapel. According to local information, gravediggers occasionally come across its foundation stones in the area of the O.S. siting.

The two stone crosses noted by RCAHMS are set up against the W wall of the burial ground, which is still in use.

Visited by OS (RL) 24 May 1969.

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