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Lewis, Aird

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

Site Name Lewis, Aird

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

Canmore ID 128139

Site Number NB53NE 8

NGR NB 5600 3600

NGR Description From NB 5630 3540 to NB 5610 3655

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

Archaeology Notes

NB53NE 8.00 centred on 5600 3600

NB53NE 8.01 5587 3576 Enclosures

NB53NE 8.02 5587 3640 Enclosures

A township, comprising sixteen 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 is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1975).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 26 September 1997.


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