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Harris, Rhenigidale

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

Site Name Harris, Rhenigidale

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

Canmore ID 133901

Site Number NB20SW 3

NGR NB 228 018

NGR Description centred on NB 228 018

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 eleven roofed, two unroofed buildings, six enclosures and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Island of Harris 1882, sheet xiv). The head-dyke is joined to that of the township of Gary-aloteger (NB20SW 2) to the W and also separates Rhenigidale from Gary-aloteger.

Twelve roofed, fourteen unroofed buildings, five enclosures and some field walls are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1972).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 26 February 1997


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