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Brindister, Norse Mills

Horizontal Mill(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Brindister, Norse Mills

Classification Horizontal Mill(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Danwall, Horizontal Mills

Canmore ID 985

Site Number HU43NW 20

NGR HU 4365 3675

NGR Description HU 4365 3675 and HU 4363 3678

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

HU43NW 20 4365 3675 and 4363 3678

(HU 4365 3675 and HU 4363 3678) Mills (NAT)

OS 6-inch map, Shetland, 1st ed. (1881), sheet lvi.

(Location cited as HU 437 367). Norse mills, Brindister. A pair of fairly complete ruins.

J R Hume 1977.

No trace. These mills were probably covered when the main road was realigned and widened.

(Shown on photographs taken by J Hume 4 May 1976: nos. H/76/46A/2-8.)

Visited by G Douglas (SIAS), 4 October 1984.


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