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Berneray, Sotan

Quarry (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Berneray, Sotan

Classification Quarry (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 307424

Site Number NL58SE 171

NGR NL 55407 80011

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

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Field Visit (6 May 2010)

There is a substantial area of quarrying within the SE angle of the lighthouse boundary wall, on the flat summit of Sotan. A series of quarried scoops extend over an area measuring about 40m from E to W by 15m transversely, and the scoops, now grass-grown, are up to 1.4m deep.

Visited by RCAHMS SB 6 May 2010

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