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Holm of Melby,chambered cairns

A Scheduled Monument in Shetland West, Shetland Islands

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Latitude: 60.3101 / 60°18'36"N

Longitude: -1.654 / 1°39'14"W

OS Eastings: 419219

OS Northings: 1158496

OS Grid: HU192584

Mapcode National: GBR Q18H.8WM

Mapcode Global: XHBVN.V38X

Entry Name: Holm of Melby,chambered cairns

Scheduled Date: 28 December 1953

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2036

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: Walls and Sandness

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland West

Traditional County: Shetland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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