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ECC 17.2 Eilean Chalium Cille - FIELD SYSTEM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

ECC 17.2 Eilean Chalium Cille - FIELD SYSTEM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Summary:

FIELD SYSTEM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Pre-crofting feannagan or lazybed field system

Location:

NB 38829 21764

Full description:

"Situated on the south-west facing slopes of the high ground at the eastern end of Eilean Chalium Cille. The remains of this cultivation amount to five large rigs with a wave length of 10 metres that run downslope from north-east to south-west for fifty metres. There are no other remains that might be associated with a more cohesive field system (clearance cairns, dykes etc) in the immediate area." (Burgess 2004, 94)

References:

Chris Burgess, Northamptonshire Archaeology. 2004. Northamptonshire Archaeology Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Eilean Chalium Chille and the Putative Site of the Seaforth Head Castle. Part No Loch Seaforth Head Gazeteer.

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: ECC 17.2 Eilean Chalium Cille - FIELD SYSTEM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Field System
Period: Crofting (1850-1950 AD)
SMR Record ID: MWE144727
Grid Ref Northing: 921764
Grid Ref Easting: 138829
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 31939