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Lewis, Aird A'chaolais

Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Site Name Lewis, Aird A'chaolais

Classification Standing Stone (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Callanish Viiia; Calanais

Canmore ID 4116

Site Number NB13SE 6

NGR NB 165 340

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

NB13SE 6 165 340.

NB 1650 3405 This stone, known to have been standing until improvements to the side road to Aird Earshader were made in about 1973, lay in the N verge (Ponting, Ponting and Curtis 1976) until the main road (B8059) was widened in 1993, has now been re-erected about 10.5m N of its known original erect location.

M R Curtis and G R Curtis 1999

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