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Hill of Dale,chambered cairn

A Scheduled Monument in Shetland North, Shetland Islands

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Latitude: 60.4113 / 60°24'40"N

Longitude: -1.2521 / 1°15'7"W

OS Eastings: 441297

OS Northings: 1169945

OS Grid: HU412699

Mapcode National: GBR R186.T3L

Mapcode Global: XHD20.3KFX

Entry Name: Hill of Dale,chambered cairn

Scheduled Date: 20 December 1974

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3564

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: Delting

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland North

Traditional County: Shetland


Thomas Telford, 1826. Later additions, 1900. 2-storey,

3-bay 1826 manse with blocked centre door and gabled

2-storey, single bay addition at south gable, with long

cat-slide roof at east and asymmetrical pointed-headed,

hoodmoulded entrance in SE face. All harled with tooled

margins. 4-light window in south gable; bi-partites in 1st

floor of new wing. Original projecting 1826 porch

survives at north gable. Corniced ridge, end and wallhead

stacks; barge-boards to new wing; slate roofs.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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