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Mail, Shetland

Mail
Mail is located in Shetland
Mail
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 Mail shown within Shetland
OS grid reference
Council area Shetland
Lieutenancy area Shetland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
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EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Orkney and Shetland
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Mail is a hamlet on the Shetland Islands, Scotland.

It is located on the south of the island of Mainland on the A970 road some ten miles south of Lerwick. It lies almost on the 60th parallel north. Several Pictish gravestones dating from the 7th century have been found in its churchyard.

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  • Concerning the Pictish gravestones
Sheep and buildings in Mail photographed in February 2010


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