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Harris, Borsham

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

Site Name Harris, Borsham

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

Canmore ID 122303

Site Number NG08NE 7

NGR NG 080 859

NGR Description Centred NG 080 859

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



A township comprising fifteen roofed, one partially roofed, two unroofed buildings, seven enclosures and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Island of Harris 1882, sheet xxiii).

Seven roofed, eight unroofed buildings, four enclosures and a head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH), 14 March 1997.


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