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AIRIGH CHUL NA CREIGE, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)

AIRIGH CHUL NA CREIGE, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)

Summary:

SHIELING? (Undated)
Shieling shown on 1st ed. OS map 1854

Location:

NB 2663 1895

Full description:

NB21NE 8 2663 1895

What may be eight roofed shieling-huts, one of which lies approximately 160m to the SE, are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1854, sheet 37). Five black dots which may indicate the location of buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 9 July 1997

Eight roofed shieling-huts, depicted on 1st edition OS: overlay of OS 1st edition and modern maps suggests all lie to N of modern estate road.

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: AIRIGH CHUL NA CREIGE, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Shieling
SMR Record ID: MWE133964
Grid Ref Northing: 918950
Grid Ref Easting: 126630
Record Maintained By: CECL
Subject Id: 31474