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Petester, abandoned township 530m north of Lee of Petester

A Scheduled Monument in North Isles, Shetland Islands

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Latitude: 60.7894 / 60°47'21"N

Longitude: -0.9059 / 0°54'21"W

OS Eastings: 459666

OS Northings: 1212324

OS Grid: HP596123

Mapcode National: GBR S037.3HL

Mapcode Global: XHF74.M2SJ

Entry Name: Petester, abandoned township 530m N of Lee of Petester

Scheduled Date: 7 February 2013

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM13156

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: settlement, including deserted, depopulated and townships

Location: Unst

County: Shetland Islands

Electoral Ward: North Isles

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