Loch Of Tingwall

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Site Type STANDING STONE
Canmore ID 1106
Site Number HU44SW 13
NGR HU 4124 4203
Council SHETLAND ISLANDS
Parish TINGWALL
Former Region SHETLAND ISLANDS AREA
Former District SHETLAND
Former County SHETLAND
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

HU44SW 13 4124 4203.

(HU 4124 4202) Standing Stone (OE)
O.S. 1:10,000 1973.

A standing stone set with its major axis approximately NNE - SSW. It rises to a height of 6' 9" above the ground, where there is some evidence of packing and at 3' high it has a girth of 7'.
RCAHMS 1946. Visited 1930.

Standing stone as described.
Published Survey (25") correct.
Visited OS (RL) 7th May 1968.

 
Books and References

RCAHMS (1946) The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Twelfth report with an inventory of the ancient monuments of Orkney and Shetland, 3v Edinburgh
Page(s): 121,No.1505 Fig.648, 124 Held at RCAHMS A.1.1.INV/12

Ritchie, A (1997b) Shetland, Exploring Scotland's Heritage series Edinburgh
Page(s): (no. 61), 26, 130 Held at RCAHMS A.1.4.HER

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