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Lewis, Ardoil

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

Site Name Lewis, Ardoil

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

Alternative Name(s) Peighinn Dhomhnuill

Canmore ID 135005

Site Number NB03SW 31

NGR NB 0442 3204

NGR Description Centred on NB 0442 3204

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NB03SW 31 centred on 0442 3204

see also:

NB03SW 34 NB 042 320 to 045 315 Head-dyke

A township comprising ten unroofed buildings, which are annotated as Ruins, and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1854, sheet 23). Six roofed, four unroofed buildings and six enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 28 August 1997

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