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EARSHADER, LEWIS - TOWN (Undated)

EARSHADER, LEWIS - TOWN (Undated)

Summary:

TOWN (Undated)
Centred on NB 164 338

Location:

NB 164 338

Full description:

NB13SE 33 centred on 164 338

A township comprising three roofed buildings, two unroofed buildings, which are annotated as Ruins, six enclosures and what may be two phases of head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1854, sheet 24). The township shares a head-dyke with the farmstead of Aird Earshader (NB13SE 32).
A modern crofting township comprising one unroofed and seven roofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 2 September 1997

Acknowledgement:

Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006.

 

Title: EARSHADER, LEWIS - TOWN (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Town/Village
SMR Record ID: MWE134835
Grid Ref Northing: 933800
Grid Ref Easting: 116400
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 30984