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Swinister

Cup Marked Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Swinister

Classification Cup Marked Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Swinster

Canmore ID 959

Site Number HU42SW 5

NGR HU 41 24

NGR Description HU c.41 24

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

HU42SW 5 c. 41 24.

A rounded water-worn cup-marked stone, measuring 1ft 5ins. by 1ft 1ins., containing 4 cups found by the late Mr T. Thomson in the bank of Swinister Burn and donated to the Shetland Museum by Mr J. Thomson, Swinister, in 1967 (ARC 6713).

RCAHMS 1946, noted 1934; Accession Reg Shetland Museum.

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