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North Uist, Port Nan Long, General

Village (Period Unassigned)

Site Name North Uist, Port Nan Long, General

Classification Village (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Newton Ferry

Canmore ID 171875

Site Number NF87NE 38

NGR NF 8952 7833

NGR Description Centred on NF 8952 7833

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish North Uist
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NF87NE 38 centred on 8952 7833

A township comprising six roofed buildings and one enclosure are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Hebrides, North Uist & Harris 1882, sheet xxxi). Eight roofed buildings and two unroofed buildings and six enclosures are recorded on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971). An oblique aerial photograph showing the village (CEU 1980), depicts 14 roofed buildings, two unroofed buildings and six enclosures.

Information from RCAHMS (ALD) 3 June 2004


Photographic Record (1906)

Photographs taken during a visit by the Churches Commission in July 1906.

The photographs are available in PA 71.


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