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Sumburgh Head

Promontory Fort

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Nearest Town:Lerwick (34km N)
OS Ref (GB):   HU40770803 / Sheet: 4
Latitude:59° 51' 20.7" N
Longitude:   1° 16' 19.73" W

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23/09/2014 - A coastal path leads from Jarlshof to Sumburgh Head. Site of an Iron Age fort. Nice Stevenson Lighthouse sits on the possible site of a now long gone broch. Worth a visit just for the view. thelonious Posted by thelonious
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Sumburgh Head Lighthouse, Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve

Archaeological history of Sumburgh Head.
thelonious Posted by thelonious
30th September 2014ce