Veensgarth

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Veensgarth
Veensgarth - geograph.org.uk - 51334.jpg
The village of Veensgarth, nestling under Herrislee hill. Seen looking north-east.
Veensgarth is located in Shetland
Veensgarth
Veensgarth
 Veensgarth shown within Shetland
OS grid reference HU427444
Civil parish Tingwall
Council area Shetland
Lieutenancy area Shetland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01595
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Orkney and Shetland
Scottish Parliament Shetland
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 60°10′59″N 1°13′44″W / 60.183°N 1.229°W / 60.183; -1.229

Veensgarth (Old Norse: Vikingsgarðr, Viking farm, or Vingarðr, Meadow Farm), is a village in the Tingwall valley west of Lerwick in Shetland. It includes the Vallafield housing estate. Veensgarth is also within the parish of Tingwall,[1] and is situated at the junction of the A970 and the B9074.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Details of Veensgarth". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "B9074". Sabre. Retrieved 2 January 2015. 

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