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Historical/ Archaeological Sites

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Puchevillers British Cemetery Puchevillars British Cemetery contains 1763 First World War burials and was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.  110213
Clach Mhor, Borve, Berneray The standing stone Clach Mhòr is part of Cladh Maolrithe, a site of religious significance to the people of Berneray. The stone itself reaches a height of over eight feet above ground and is believed to be buried to the... 117495
An Geata Dearg, Berneray When William MacNeil took over Borve Farm in 1854, he had a dyke built between the farm and Ruisgarry. Entry through the dyke was through this red gate. 118077
Buaile a’ Chail, Ardmaree Buaile a’ Chàil was an enclosure used to hold calves during the 1890s. It is situated on the peninsula of Ardmaree, which was then part of Borve Farm. 118112
Buaile nan Gamhna, Borve, Berneray Buaile nan Gamhna was an enclosure used for stirks during the 1890s. It lies on the southern slopes of Beinn a’ Chlaidh. 118113
Giant MacAskill Cairn, Siabaidh The cairn was unveiled on 23rd July 1992, a memorial to Giant MacAskill, Aonghas Mòr, who was born at this site in 1825. At one time Angus was recognised as the strongest man in the world. Donald MacKillop of Berneray... 118177
The Bernera Riot Cairn This cairn was built in 1992 to commemorate the Bernera Riot of 1874 14656
Bothan Chlann ic Phail Bothan Chlann 'ic Phail is on the headland called Maol nam Both. When excavations were carried out at these boths the following details were found: Two apartments (separate buildings) consisting of a long narrow... 18594
The Teampull St Flannan was an Irish saint, son of Turlough, King of Thomond. He is supposed to have built the temple and lived in seclusion on the islands for years. The TeampullApproximate size: Low quadrilateral building of dry... 18615
Seaforth Castle, Seaforth Head The 1st Earl of Seaforth looked around the Island (after 1623) and chose a holding at the head of Loch Seaforth and there he built a stronghold with a round tower to give it further protection. He was still not very... 21736
Loch Croistean School - old Near the new (1879) school at Loch Croistean, and now within a fank, are the remains of the old Gaelic school for the district. 21789
Choques Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais This was one of the cemeteries near clearing stations between 1915-1918 24363
Soval Spring Fuaran Shobhal is on the Kinloch boundary. 24579
Garyvard Cemetery 24912
Airigh Domhnall Chaim This is a group of shielings named after Domhnall Cam who was Chief of the Macaulays in Uig around the beginning of the 17th Century. Domhnall Cam used to drive his cattle across Loch Seaforth and he always kept a hold... 29318
GEARRAIDH ACAIRSAID, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) These may have been the sheilings used by 2 or 3 Lundale. Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 1969 2930 Full description: NB12NE 39 1969 2930 What may be three roofed and two unroofed shieling-huts are depicted on... 30974
HACKLETE, GREAT BERNERA - TOWN (Undated) Summary: TOWN (Undated)Centred on NB 1530 3470 Location: NB 153 347 Full description: NB13SE 23 centred on 1530 3470 A township, comprising ten roofed, three of which are annotated as ruins, twelve unroofed buildings... 30975
LOCH RUADH, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 1522 3255 Full description: NB13SE 25 1532 3255 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... 30976
AIRIGH NAN LEAC, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 1541 3230 Full description: NB13SE 26 1541 3230 What may be an unroofed shieling-hut, which is annotated as a Ruin, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-... 30977
AIRIGH A' CHARNAIN, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 1537 3275 Full description: NB13SE 27 1537 3275 What may be three unroofed shieling-huts, which are annotated as Ruins, are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (... 30978
AIRIGH NAM BADAN, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 1553 3279 Full description: NB13SE 28 1553 3279 What may be eight unroofed shieling-huts, which are annotated as Ruins, are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (... 30979
CNOC NAM POLL URA, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 160 333 Full description: NB13SE 29 160 333 What may be an unroofed shieling-hut, which is annotated as a Ruin, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire... 30980
CNOC NA BAUILE FOLAICH, LEWIS - ENCLOSURE (Undated) Summary: ENCLOSURE (Undated) Location: NB 163 333 Full description: NB13SE 30 163 333 An enclosure is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1854, sheet 24), but it is not shown... 30981
TOB EARSHADER, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 1609 3370 Full description: NB13SE 31 1609 3370 What may be an unroofed shieling-hut, which is annotated as a Ruin, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-... 30982
AIRD EARSHADER, LEWIS - FARMSTEAD (Undated) Summary: FARMSTEAD (Undated) Location: NB 160 338 Full description: NB13SE 32 160 338 A farmstead comprising one unroofed building, which is annotated as a Ruin, three roofed buildings and three enclosures is depicted... 30983
EARSHADER, LEWIS - TOWN (Undated) Summary: TOWN (Undated)Centred on NB 164 338 Location: NB 164 338 Full description: NB13SE 33 centred on 164 338 A township comprising three roofed buildings, two unroofed buildings, which are annotated as Ruins, six... 30984
CNOC LEUR THOB, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 166 336 Full description: NB13SE 34 166 336 What may be one unroofed shieling-hut, which is annotated as a Ruin, is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire... 30985
CNOC DUBH, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated) Summary: SHIELING? (Undated) Location: NB 164 323 Full description: NB13SE 38 164 323 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-... 30986
RUBHA DUBH, LEWIS - BUILDING? (Undated), WALL (Undated) Summary: BUILDING? (Undated) WALL (Undated) Location: NB 150 336 Full description: NB13SE 41 150 336 What may be an unroofed building attached to a short length of wall is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch... 30987
CNOC A' CHROTHADH, LEWIS - BUILDING (Undated), SITE (Undated) Summary: BUILDING (Undated) SITE (Undated) Location: NB 162 325 Full description: NB13SE 39 162 325 An unroofed building, which is attached to a length of head-dyke and is annotated as a Ruin, is depicted on the 1st... 30988

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