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Watlee chambered cairn, 1,400m NE of Gunnister, Unst

A Scheduled Monument in North Isles, Shetland Islands


Latitude: 60.7243 / 60°43'27"N

Longitude: -0.9071 / 0°54'25"W

OS Eastings: 459721

OS Northings: 1205073

OS Grid: HP597050

Mapcode National: GBR S03D.8YG

Mapcode Global: XHF7B.MP9Y

« Listing Details

Entry Name: Watlee chambered cairn, 1,400m NE of Gunnister, Unst

Scheduled Date: 17 March 1976

Last Amended: 7 June 2012

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3821

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: Unst

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

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