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Lewis, Airigh Ghlas

Mound(S) (Period Unassigned), Shieling Hut(S) (Post Medieval)(Possible)

Site Name Lewis, Airigh Ghlas

Classification Mound(S) (Period Unassigned), Shieling Hut(S) (Post Medieval)(Possible)

Alternative Name(s) Ghiristin

Canmore ID 128226

Site Number NB55NW 44

NGR NB 5015 5968

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NB55NW 44 5015 5968

What may be six unroofed shieling-huts annotated 'ruins' are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Island of Lewis, Ross-shire 1853, sheet 3). Two unroofed buildings which may be shieling-huts and two features annotated as mound are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 25 June 1997.

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