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AIRIGH CREAGAN NAM BEARTAN, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)

AIRIGH CREAGAN NAM BEARTAN, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)

Summary:

SHIELING (Undated)
Sheiling, recorded in Name Book, & shown on 1st ed OS map 1853

Location:

NB 1677 2345

Full description:

NB12SE 5 1677 2345

A shieling which is built of peat moss sods and stones and which is inhabited for about six weeks in the summer.
Name Book 1851

One roofed shieling-hut is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1853, sheet 31) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973) where it is shown as unroofed.
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 13 August 1997

References:

Original Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Ross-shire, No. 86, p. 24

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: AIRIGH CREAGAN NAM BEARTAN, LEWIS - SHIELING (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Shieling
SMR Record ID: MWE74698
Grid Ref Northing: 923450
Grid Ref Easting: 116770
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 33092