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AIRIGH LOCH NAN LEARG, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)

AIRIGH LOCH NAN LEARG, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)

Summary:

SHIELING (Undated)
Sheilings, unroofed

Location:

NB 190 225

Full description:

NB12SE 3 190 225

Two shielings (shown on OS 1:10,000 map, 1973, at NB 1900 2257 and NB 1902 2256) built of peat moss sods and stones.
Name Book 1851

Two roofed shieling-huts, which are annotated as ruins, are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1853, sheet 31). Two unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 14 August 1997

References:

Original Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book no.86, 30

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: AIRIGH LOCH NAN LEARG, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Shieling
SMR Record ID: MWE74696
Grid Ref Northing: 922500
Grid Ref Easting: 119000
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 33090