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Lewis, Shawbost

Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Lewis, Shawbost

Classification Horizontal Mill (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Shawbost, Norse Mill

Canmore ID 4190

Site Number NB24NE 22

NGR NB 2579 4655

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

NB24NE 22 2579 4655

Norse-type corn mill, derelict 1937. Seems to be the last mill of this type to be used in Lewis.

Information from Mr E C Curwen to Ordnance Survey, undated.

There is a ruined mill at NB 258 465.

J R Hume 1977.


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