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Lewis, Borrowston

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

Site Name Lewis, Borrowston

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

Canmore ID 137110

Site Number NB14SE 14

NGR NB 1915 4258

NGR Description Centred on NB 1915 4258

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



A township, comprising seven roofed, ten unroofed buildings, eight enclosures and a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Island of Lewis, Ross-shire 1853, sheet 12). A crofting township of twenty-five roofed buildings and at least six unroofed buildings is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 18 September 1997.


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