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Cattle grid, Stanydale (geograph 3556077).jpg
The road towards the hamlet of Stanydale
Stanydale is located in Shetland
OS grid reference HU285505
Civil parish
  • Sandsting
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SHETLAND
Postcode district ZE2
Dialling code 01595
Police Northern
Fire Highlands and Islands
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Orkney and Shetland
Scottish Parliament
  • Shetland
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60°14′31″N 1°29′10″W / 60.242°N 1.486°W / 60.242; -1.486

Stanydale is a hamlet on the island of Mainland, Shetland, Scotland. The archaeological site of Stanydale Temple is less than 0.5 miles (0.80 km) to the south of the crofters' houses. There are three cairns on the ridge to the north of the hamlet, just over 100 feet (30 m) above the sea. The west cairn was described in 1931 as "A round cairn, about 50' in diameter and 3' high, which has been much destroyed."

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