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The beach at Scousburgh. In the distance the Ward of Scousburgh rises to 263m.
OS grid reference HU377178
Civil parish
  • Dunrossness
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01950
Police Northern
Fire Highlands and Islands
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Orkney and Shetland
Scottish Parliament
  • Shetland
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59°56′38″N 1°19′26″W / 59.944°N 1.324°W / 59.944; -1.324Coordinates: 59°56′38″N 1°19′26″W / 59.944°N 1.324°W / 59.944; -1.324

Scousburgh is a small community in the parish of Dunrossness, in the South Mainland of Shetland, Scotland, overlooking the picturesque Scousburgh Sand, and Spiggie Loch. From Scousburgh a road leads up the hill to the site of the former Mossy Hill army base. This road has a connection to Scousburgh Hill the site of the now redundant trans horizon transmission dishes. From there another road leads down to the A970 on the east side of the Hill.

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