Whiteness, Shetland

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Whiteness Voe
Whiteness is located in Shetland
Whiteness shown within Shetland
OS grid reference HU386443
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01595
Police Scottish
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Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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60°10′55″N 1°18′14″W / 60.182°N 1.304°W / 60.182; -1.304Coordinates: 60°10′55″N 1°18′14″W / 60.182°N 1.304°W / 60.182; -1.304

Whiteness (Old Norse: Hvitanes, white headland) is a village in Tingwall Parish, Shetland Islands, on Mainland.[1] It is also an ancient civil parish that was merged with Tingwall in 1891.

The village lies seven miles north north west of Lerwick. The parish is now merged with Tingwall. The village has a Methodist church located in South Whiteness and Whiteness Primary School faces Whitedale F.C.'s Football Pitch, Strom. The Whiteness hall is directly next to the primary school.


  1. ^ "Tingwall, Whiteness and Weisdale Heritage Group". Shetland Heritage Association. Retrieved 14 December 2014. 

This article incorporates text from - Wilson, Rev. John The Gazetteer of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1882) Published by W. & A.K. Johnstone

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