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ABHAINN MHOR, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)

ABHAINN MHOR, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)

Summary:

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

Location:

NB 0042 3014

Full description:

NB03SW 40 0042 3014

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 1854, sheet 23). One unroofed building is shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 29 August 1997

Enclosure, habitational, curvilinear, drystone; date unknown Burgess & Church 1997, 65-66

References:

Burgess, Christopher & Church, Michael. 1997. 2 volumes, surveyed 1996, covering the 100m above the high tide line, and the intertidal zone. Coastal Erosion Assessment, Lewis. A Report for Historic Scotland.
Burgess, Christopher & Church, Michael. 1997. 2 volumes, surveyed 1996, covering the 100m above the high tide line, and the intertidal zone. Coastal Erosion Assessment, Lewis. A Report for Historic Scotland.

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: ABHAINN MHOR, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Shieling
SMR Record ID: MWE134993
Grid Ref Northing: 930140
Grid Ref Easting: 100420
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 32510