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Uyea Isle.jpg
View from the Isle of Uyea, showing both the village and the sound of the same name
Uyeasound is located in Shetland
Uyeasound shown within Shetland
OS grid reference HP590010
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01957
Police Scottish
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Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
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60°41′20″N 0°55′08″W / 60.689°N 0.919°W / 60.689; -0.919Coordinates: 60°41′20″N 0°55′08″W / 60.689°N 0.919°W / 60.689; -0.919

Uyeasound is a village on the Isle of Unst, the northernmost island of the Shetland Islands, Scotland. It takes its name from the neighbouring strait of the same name, which looks over to the Isle of Uyea.[1]

Uyeasound is home to Greenwell's Booth, a Hanseatic trade bothy, as well as Muness Castle.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Overview of Uyeasound". Scottish Places. Retrieved 13 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Greenwell's Booth, Uyeasound". Murray Foote. Retrieved 13 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Unst, Uyeasound, Greenwell's Booth". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 13 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Uyeasound Hanseatic Booth". BBC Domesday Reloaded. Retrieved 13 December 2014.

External links

  • Undiscovered Scotland - Uyeasound
  • BBC - Domesday Reloaded - Uyeasound Up Helly Aa

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