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Lewis, Cliff

Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Lewis, Cliff

Classification Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 4013

Site Number NB03NE 20

NGR NB 07938 36011

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

Archaeology Notes

NB03NE 20 07938 36011

See also NB03NE 19 and NB03NE 52.

(Location cited as NB 079 360). Norse mill, Cliff, ?18th to 19th century. The well preserved base of a drystone rubble mill, with an embanked lade. The 31 in (0.79m) diameter top stone is still in position.

J Hume 1977.

The current edition of the OS (GIS) MasterMap depicts what is evidently this mill as an open quadrilateral at NB 07938 36011).

This is presumably one of the mills that are noted as NB03NE 19.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 7 May 2010.


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