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Lewis, Portnaguran

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

Site Name Lewis, Portnaguran

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

Canmore ID 128138

Site Number NB53NE 7

NGR NB 5578 3729

NGR Description NB 5570 3695 to NB 5580 3770

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Stornoway
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty



A township, comprising twelve roofed, five unroofed buildings and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Island of Lewis, Ross-shire 1851, sheet 21). A crofting township, comprising nineteen roofed and three unroofed buildings is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1975).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 26 September 1997.


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