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Lewis, Cadha

Promontory Fort (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Site Name Lewis, Cadha

Classification Promontory Fort (Period Unassigned)(Possible)

Canmore ID 270559

Site Number NB56SE 4

NGR NB 5546 6177

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NB56SE 4 5546 6177

The remains of a single bank with at least one internal, and possibly another external, ditch, are drawn across the narrow neck of a promontory with precipitous cliffs on all sides. Although probably a relatively recent construction, the site could conceivably represent a prehistoric promontory fort.

Information from RCAHMS (SMDG) 2 February 2005

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