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South Uist, Beinn Ruigh Choinnich

Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name South Uist, Beinn Ruigh Choinnich

Classification Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 9787

Site Number NF71NE 6

NGR NF 795 199

NGR Description Centred NF 795 199

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish South Uist
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NF71NE 6 centred 795 199

Footings of about seven buildings and several small enclosures.

Visited by OS 11 May 1965

One unroofed L-shaped building and part of a head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Hebrides, South Uist 1881, sheet lvii). Two unroofed buildings and part of the head-dyke is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 22 May 1997.


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