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Houses in Brae
Grid reference: HU407723
Location: 60°26’0"N, 1°15’44"W

Delting is a parish on Mainland, Shetland. It includes the Sullom Voe oil terminal and its main settlements are Brae, Mossbank and Voe.[1]

The name of the parish, as with others of Shetland, incorporates the Norse þing, meaning 'court' or 'assembly'.

The parish, as described in 1882-1884, included the islands of Bigga, Fishholm, Brother Isle, Little Roe, and Muckle Roe; of these only Muckle Roe was at that time inhabited. The landward area "varies in breadth from 3 to 6 miles, being much intersected by voes or arms of the sea".[2]

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