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AIRIGH CUL NA BEINNE, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)

AIRIGH CUL NA BEINNE, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)

Sheilings on this part of the moor were used by Bernera crofters prior to 1872, when sporting estates were established at Morsgail and Scaliscro. The grazing right on this land was taken off them and they were forced to move nearer home.

Summary:

SHIELING? (Undated)

Location:

NB 201 242

Full description:

NB22SW 8 201 242

What may be two unroofed shieling-huts, which are annotated as Ruins, are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1853, sheet 31), but they are not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 13 August 1997

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: AIRIGH CUL NA BEINNE, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Shieling
SMR Record ID: MWE133775
Grid Ref Northing: 924200
Grid Ref Easting: 120100
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 31018