Breiwick

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Breiwick
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Houses at Breiwick
Breiwick is located in Shetland
Breiwick
Breiwick
Breiwick shown within Shetland
OS grid reference HU453471
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Council area
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Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01595
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60°12′25″N 1°10′55″W / 60.207°N 1.182°W / 60.207; -1.182Coordinates: 60°12′25″N 1°10′55″W / 60.207°N 1.182°W / 60.207; -1.182

Breiwick is a village on the island of Mainland in Shetland, Scotland. Breiwick is in the parish of Tingwall,[1] and is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) north-east of Gott.[2] The remains of a broch are located above Corbie Geo at Hawks Ness, near to the settlement.[3][4] Wildlife in the area includes the knot.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Breiwick". Scottish Places. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Overview of Breiwick". Scottish Places. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Hawks Ness, Breiwick". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Hawks Ness, broch at Corbie Geo". Ancient Monuments. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  5. ^ "January 2009 Bird Sightings". Nature in Shetland. Retrieved 16 December 2014.

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