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North Uist, Eaval West

Gathering Fold (Post Medieval)

Site Name North Uist, Eaval West

Classification Gathering Fold (Post Medieval)

Canmore ID 355188

Site Number NF85NE 95

NGR NF 88930 59540

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


Field Visit (1 October 2014 - 1 November 2015)

NF 88930 59540 Eaval West – Shieling hut – An exceptionally well preserved shieling site consisting of a stock enclosure and adjoining shieling. These are connected by a c20m long curved shelter wall. A further rectangular stone structure lies to the NW. A large upright slab is incorporated into the enclosure wall.

Report: National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE)


David Newman, Simon Davies and Roger Auger

(Source: DES, Volume 16)


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