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VALTOS, LEWIS - FISH PROCESSING SITE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

VALTOS, LEWIS - FISH PROCESSING SITE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Summary:

FISH PROCESSING SITE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Fish curing house shown on 1st ed OS map 1854

Location:

NB 0952 3692

Full description:

NB03NE 18.01 0952 3692

A single roofed building annotated as a curing house is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Island of Lewis, Ross-shire 1854, sheet 17), but it is not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 19 September 1997.

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: VALTOS, LEWIS - FISH PROCESSING SITE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Fish Processing Site
Period: Crofting (1850-1950 AD)
SMR Record ID: MWE134989
Grid Ref Northing: 936920
Grid Ref Easting: 109520
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 32506