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cjp

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The main road on Unst, the A968, is special as its length has the same designation on three different isles so that to go from end to end of the A968 requires two ferry trips. The northern end of this road is Haroldswick on Unst.
Beaten to it.
 

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The Tormsdale stone row is close to Mybster. Nearly three hundred similar stone alignments have been identified in the British Isles. Another is on Burford Down, close to Harford in Devon.

PS - The longest of them all - over 2 miles long - is the Upper Erne row, a couple of miles north of Burford Down. Must go and see!
 
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Trevalga village has been owned since 1959 by Marlborough College, although there is currently a dispute between the college, the Charity Commission and the local residents about the legality of ownership by a charity and the future of the village.
 

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During construction work on a bypass to take the busy A75 around the south side of the village in 2013, substantial finds of prehistoric artefacts were uncovered. These included Mesolithic artefacts, Neolithic arrowheads, Bronze Age urns and bead necklaces including a 130-piece jet bead necklace the origin of which was traced to Whitby, North Yorkshire.
 

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