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Loch of Asta, burnt mound 180m ESE of Peerie Asta

A Scheduled Monument in Shetland Central, Shetland Islands


Latitude: 60.1523 / 60°9'8"N

Longitude: -1.2598 / 1°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 441194

OS Northings: 1141097

OS Grid: HU411410

Mapcode National: GBR R17X.3DT

Mapcode Global: XHD3C.029X

« Listing Details

Entry Name: Loch of Asta, burnt mound 180m ESE of Peerie Asta

Scheduled Date: 31 December 1957

Last Amended: 24 February 2012

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2026

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: burnt mound

Location: Tingwall

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: Shetland Central

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