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Road sign pointing to Twatt
Twatt is located in Shetland
OS grid reference HU327532
Civil parish
  • Sandsting
Council area
Lieutenancy 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°15′47″N 1°24′29″W / 60.263°N 1.408°W / 60.263; -1.408

Twatt is a settlement in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. It is located on the Shetland Mainland on a minor road that leads from the A971 road to Clousta, north of Bixter. The settlement is within the parish of Sandsting.

The settlement name originates from the Old Norse þveit, meaning 'small parcel of land'.

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