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Harris, Luskentyre

Natural Feature (Period Unknown)

Site Name Harris, Luskentyre

Classification Natural Feature (Period Unknown)

Alternative Name(s) Losgaintir

Canmore ID 10525

Site Number NG09NE 1

NGR NG 06 99

NGR Description NG c. 06 99

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Harris
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG09NE 1 c. 06 99.

Thomas suggests, from the derivation of the place-name Luskentyre (Lios-cinn-tir = Headland fort ) that there was a defensive structure there; and that the excellence of the farm would support this view.

F W L Thomas 1890.

No trace and no local knowledge of a fort.

Visited by OS (N K B) 29 June 1969.

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