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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
The Leeans The Leeans
The Leeans
The Leeans
Mr James Paton, Vatshoull
Mr Laurence Simpson, Vaivoe
Mr William Irvine, Challister
039.01; 039.02 A declivity situated between Gamlafield & Loch of Vatshoull and extending nearly ¾ mile in a S.SW. [South South West] direction from the east end of said loch.
Tumulus Tumulus
Tumulus
Tumulus
Mr William Irvine, Challister
Mr Theodore Kay, Challister
Mr Joseph Kay, Challister
039.01; 039.02 A curved oblomg mound about 24 yards long 10 broad and 8 feet high, situated about 4 chains north east of the houses at Challister said to be an ancient Burial mound. It appears to be composed chiefly of small broken stones, having the appearance of being burnt. There is no tradition relating to it.

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[Page] 74.
Parish of Whalsey
Shetland

[Signed] A.McDonald 2nd [Corpl] Corporal R.E. [Royal Engineers]

Transcriber's notes

In Descriptive Remarks for the name "The Leeans" the name "Gamlafield" is spelt "Gamla Vord" on following page & on 6" map (Shetland Sheet 39)

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