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Burravoe, Shetland Islands

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Burravoe, Shetland Islands

Burravoe,, is a community in the south-east part of Yell, on the north shore of Burra Voe, in the Shetland Islands. The most notable building is The Old Haa Museum which dates from 1672. On 19 January 1942, a Catalina aeroplane crashed on the hill above Burravoe. Seven of her ten passengers were killed, and one of the propellers can be seen outside the Old Haa Museum.
Administrative CountyShetland Islands
Traditional CountyShetland
OS GridHU5279
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01957

Burravoe, Shetland Islands in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Burravoe.-- hamlet and bay, at SE. extremity of Yell island, Shetland; P..

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