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Grutness

Occupation Site (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Grutness

Classification Occupation Site (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 897

Site Number HU40NW 2

NGR HU 4028 0980

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

HU40NW 2 4028 0980

HU 4028 0980. Fragments of a human skeleton and one wall of a medieval croft and an associated midden were found in a sand-dune complex following disturbance due to SIC sand extraction. Two earlier phases of sand-blow with an intervening soil development were noticed.

B Smith and F Moran 1982.

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Excavation (1982)

HU 4028 0980. Fragments of a human skeleton and one wall of a medieval croft and an associated midden were found in a sand-dune complex following disturbance due to SIC sand extraction. Two earlier phases of sand-blow with an intervening soil development were noticed.

B Smith and F Moran 1982.

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