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Lewis, Breasclete

Kerb Cairn (Prehistoric)

Site Name Lewis, Breasclete

Classification Kerb Cairn (Prehistoric)

Alternative Name(s) Cnoc Leathan; Upper Breasclete

Canmore ID 72852

Site Number NB23NW 8

NGR NB 2165 3595

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

NB23NW 8 2165 3595.

There is a cairn with 4 almost continuous kerb stones set on edge and 3 other kerb stones enclosing a low mound of earth and small stones. The overall diameter is approximately 3.2m. It is situated on a local summit and overlooks the small valley behind the village of Breasclete. It is located near the upper end of Croft No 26 and has a fence running through the middle of it.

G R Curtis and M R Curtis 1991b.

Scheduled as Cnoc Leathan, kerb cairn, Upper Breasclete.

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 1 December 1992.


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