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Harris, Bunaveneadar

Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Lazy Beds (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Harris, Bunaveneadar

Classification Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Lazy Beds (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Bunavoneadar; Bun Abhainn Eadarra

Canmore ID 122284

Site Number NB10SW 8

NGR NB 1300 0420

NGR Description Centred on NB 1300 0420

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

NB10SW 8 centred on 1300 0420

see also NB10SW 5 centred on 1310 0397 Whaling Station

A township comprising two roofed, two partially roofed, four unroofed buildings, two enclosures, a sheepfold and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Island of Harris 1881, sheet x). Eighteen roofed, nine unroofed buildings, several enclosures, some field walls and part of a head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 21 February 1997

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