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Lewis, Sandwick

Lithic Implement (Stone)

Site Name Lewis, Sandwick

Classification Lithic Implement (Stone)

Canmore ID 4332

Site Number NB43SW 7

NGR NB 44 32

NGR Description NB c. 44 32

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Stornoway
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NB43SW 7 c. 44 32

Perforated stone implement 'found 4ft down in peat at Sandwick, one mile east of Stornoway.' The implement is an irregular oval, 8 3/4 ins long. 4 9/16 ins broad, and 1 11/16 ins thick, and the perforation, countersunk from each

side, is 15/16 ins diameter and placed 2 1/4 ins from one end.

Given to the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland (NMAS) by R Graham, 13 Northfield Terrace, Edinburgh. Accession number AO 132.

Proc Soc Antiq Scot 1930.

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