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LOCH BARAVAT, KNEEP, LEWIS - MILL (3) (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated)Horizontal water mill Location: NB 0992 3543 Full description: NB03NE 23 0992 3543 no.28(one of) a series of five, well-preserved 'Norse' mills is set on the stream leading down from Loch... Yes 32982
LOCH BARAVAT, KNEEP, LEWIS - MILL (4) (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated)Horizontal water mill Location: NB 0994 3548 Full description: NB03NE 24 0994 3548 no. 28 (one of) a series of five, well-preserved 'Norse' mills is set on the stream leading down from Loch... Yes 32983
LOCH BARAVAT, KNEEP, LEWIS - MILL (5) (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated)Horizontal water mill Location: NB 0995 3551 Full description: NB03NE 25 0995 3551 no. 28(one of) a series of five, well-preserved 'Norse' mills is set on the stream leading down from Loch... Yes 32984
DUN BHARABHAT, LEWIS - DUN (Late Iron Age to Roman Iron Age - 100 BC to 400 AD), MIDDEN (Undated) Summary: DUN (Late Iron Age to Roman Iron Age - 100 BC to 400 AD) MIDDEN (Undated)Island dun Location: NB 09886 35326 Full description: NB03NE 4 0987 3530. (Area: NB 098 353) The remains of a circular dun occupy the... Yes 32986
TIGH A' BHEANNAICH, LEWIS - CHAPEL (Undated) Summary: CHAPEL (Undated) Chapel Location: NB 0388 3790 Full description: NB03NW 1 0388 3790. (NB 0388 3790) The ruins of a small chapel lie on the promontory 'An Bheannachadh' (Gaelic: 'The Blessing' - a name commonly... Yes 32992
DUN BORRANISH, LEWIS Summary: ATLANTIC ROUND HOUSE (Early Iron Age to Post-Roman Iron Age - 800 BC to 800 AD)Complex Atlantic round house, broch/dun Location: NB 05032 33255 Full description: NB03SE 1 0502 3322. (NB 0502 3322) Dun... Yes 32997
BAILE NA CILLE, CNOC EOTHAIL, CAPAIL MOR & CAPAIL BEAC - CHAPEL (Undated), Graveyard (Undated) Summary: CHAPEL (Undated) Graveyard (Undated)Early church in circular graveyard. Dedicated to St Christopher Location: NB 04806 33882 Full description: NB03SW 2 0480 3387. (NB 0480 3387) Burial Ground (NAT) OS 6'map, (... Yes 33017
UNGESHADER, LEWIS - TOWNSHIP (Undated), HORIZONTAL MILL (Undated) Summary: TOWNSHIP (Undated) HORIZONTAL MILL (Undated)Centred on NB 124 296, township, horizontal mill Location: NB 124 296 Full description: NB12NW 2.00 centred on 124 296 NB12NW 2.01 centred on NB 124 296... Yes 33026
ST PETER'S CHURCH, PABAY MHOR - CEMETERY? (Undated), CHURCH (Medieval - 1266 AD to 1539 AD) Summary: CEMETERY? (Undated) CHURCH (Medieval - 1266 AD to 1539 AD)Ruinous church, and possible burial ground Location: NB 10447 37700 NB13NW 1 1042 3769. (NB 1042 3769 ) Church (NR) OS 6"map, (1965) The slight... Yes 33032
AIRIGH A' SGUIR - SHIELING (Undated) Summary: SHIELING (Undated)Beehive shielings Location: NB 163 233 Full description: NB12SE 1 163 233. A number of ruined shielings, built of peat moss sods and stones. {Name Book compiled 1851.} (OS 1:10,000 map, 1973... Yes 33052
GRIDIG - NAUST (Undated) Summary: NAUST (Undated)Naust Location: NB 1002 3628 Full description: NB13NW 21 NB 1002 3628 A denuded boat noost was recorded during the course of an archaeological survey of the Bhaltos Peninsula in 1989 and 1992.... Yes 33063
TRAIGH NA BERIE, UIG, ISLE OF LEWIS - HUT CIRCLE? (Undated), KERB CAIRN? (Undated) Summary: HUT CIRCLE? (Undated) KERB CAIRN? (Undated)Hut circle or kerb cairn Location: NB 1015 3569 Full description: no. 1.This is an unexcavated stone structure, possibly a kerb ciarn of similar form to that excavated... Yes 33071
GIL NA MUILNE - STRUCTURE (Undated), SITE (Undated) Summary: STRUCTURE (Undated) SITE (Undated)Sub-rectangular structure Location: NB 0967 3597 Full description: no. 44 This is a structure of internal dimensions c. 6m east-west by 2.5m It has an eantrance in the north-... Yes 33076
TUAIR - STRUCTURE (Undated), SITE (Undated) Summary: STRUCTURE (Undated) SITE (Undated)Rectilinear structure Location: NB 10272 35322 Full description: no. 48This is a rectilinear structure 25m south of the blackhouse site 52 (SMR no.1584) above Loch na Berie.... Yes 33080
GIL NA MUILNE, KNEEP, LEWIS - BLACK HOUSE (Undated) Summary: BLACK HOUSE (Undated)Blackhouse and enclosure Location: NB 09694 36034 Full description: NB03NE 51.01 0968 3602 Formerly NB03NE 38 A single T-shaped building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map... Yes 33082
LOCH NA CUILC, KNEEP, LEWIS - BLACK HOUSE (Undated), ENCLOSURE (Undated) Summary: BLACK HOUSE (Undated) ENCLOSURE (Undated)Blackhouse and enclosure on 1st ed. OS map 1854 Location: NB 0980 3588 Full description: NB03NE 51.02 0980 3588 Formerly NB03NE 39 One small unroofed building and... Yes 33083
LIONGOL, KNEEP, LEWIS Summary: FARMSTEAD (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD) ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)19th C. farmstead Location: NB 0975 3625 Full description: NB03NE 51.03 0975 3625 (Formerly NB03NE 40) Two roofed... Yes 33084
TUAIR - BLACK HOUSE (Undated) Summary: BLACK HOUSE (Undated)Black house Location: NB 10258 35351 Full description: no. 52This is a blackhouse 14m north-south by 5.5m east-west. A smaller rectilinear structure (6m x 3m externally) adjoins it to the... Yes 33085
Airigh Mhicaidh A sheiling situated at Cnoc a Leum on the Kirkibost Moor. Mackay was the nickname of Murdo Macdonald Yes 36467
Airigh Thormoid Dhol A sheiling at the foot of Cnoc Righseodh belonging to 11 Kirkibost. Yes 36469
Airigh Thormoid Chaluim Rhuaidh A sheiling on the Kirkibost moor belonging to 18 Kirkibost. Yes 36471
Airigh na Duinne A sheiling on the Kirkibost moor belonging to 20 Kirkibost. Yes 36476
Cairn Thormoid Chaluim Rhuaidh A cairn on the Kirkibost moor built by Donald "Norman" Smith, 18 Kirkibost. Yes 36479
Airigh a Spung A sheiling beside Loch Risay used by 24 Kirkibost for late summer grazing. Yes 36487
Suainebhal - two shielings (?) Two shielings above Loch a'Phealair Mor on the eastern slopes of Suainebhal - possibly connected with the cluster of shielings known as Airighean Tota Maol Moiraig. Yes 38782
Walls on machair at Kneep/Reef Several walls of different ages on the machair at Traigh na Berie, at the boundary between Kneep and Reef. Yes 38783
Ruins at Reithmir, Valtos Reithmir, a part of Valtos just outwith the crofts, was inhabited until the 1920s; many ruins are still extant. Yes 38998
Horse's Well A fine solid well is located at the shore below Baile na Cille manse and graveyard, at the base of a sloping field behind the walled garden. According to tradition the well was latterly used for watering the minister'... Yes 40692
Kiln, Vuia Mhor The remains of a large kiln situated on Rubha na h-Athadh (Point of the Kiln) near the village on Vuia Mhor. Local tradition maintains that it was used for kelp - although another article written by John Smith,... Yes 40716
Wells on Vuia Mhor Near the settlement on Vuia Mhor there are two wells, both consisting of stone chambers below (current) ground level. The first is located to the west of the blackhouse ruins and in August 2006 was full and clear, with... Yes 40717

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