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AIRIGH DHUBH, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)

AIRIGH DHUBH, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)

Summary:

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

Location:

NB 109 299

Full description:

NB12NW 1 109 299

What may be one unroofed shieling-hut, which is annotated as a Ruin, and seven roofed shieling-huts are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1854, sheet 24). Five unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 4 September 1997

References:

1967. 'Land use by summer sheilings', Scot Stud. Part No 11. 215-16

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: AIRIGH DHUBH, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Shieling
SMR Record ID: MWE4080
Grid Ref Northing: 929900
Grid Ref Easting: 110900
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 33025