Clivocast

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Clivocast
Clivocast standing stone (geograph 3466960).jpg
The Uyea Breck Standing Stone at Clivocast, with Clivocast Farm and Uyea Sound in the background
Clivocast is located in Shetland
Clivocast
Clivocast
Clivocast shown within Shetland
Population 100 
OS grid reference HP599009
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01957
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
60°41′17″N 0°54′11″W / 60.688°N 0.903°W / 60.688; -0.903Coordinates: 60°41′17″N 0°54′11″W / 60.688°N 0.903°W / 60.688; -0.903

Clivocast is a settlement on the Island of Unst in the Shetland Islands, Scotland at 60°40′N 0°54′W / 60.67°N 00.90°W / 60.67; -00.90 or grid reference HP6000 and is situated just east of Uyeasound.

The 9 ft 10 in (3 m) Uyea Breck Standing Stone nearby is said to mark the spot where the son of the Viking Harald Harfager was killed some time around 900AD. He is said to have been buried in the tumulus to the southwest.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Uyea Breck Standing Stone (Clivocast), Shetland (Unst), Scotland". Saints and Stones. Retrieved 16 December 2014. 

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