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BOAT (Crofting - 1850 AD to 1950 AD) from Breaclete Find Type: BOAT (Crofting - 1850 AD to 1950 AD) (WOOD) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33382
WALL from ABHAINN OS NAM BREAC, LEWIS Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33345
Cruet Set (salt and pepper) Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0184 i and ii Cruet set, in the form of two cockerels, the two cockerels are slightly different in design, one has three holes in breast and the tail feathers are shorter (i), the other has two... Yes 38030
Leather pieces Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_026 3 large pieces of leather used in shoemaking. One strip is very narrow 550mm long x 117mm wide. The other two are 770mm long x 420mm wide. User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh,... Yes 11989
Ruler School ruler Oak made by "Arnolds Leeds" which is stamped in black. User Gravir School. Length 92cm Width 8cm. Yes 16578
Fog Horn Fog horn made from a cows horn and varnished. Inscribed with SYX210. User fishing boat SYX210. Length 42cm. Yes 16666
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Glen Kinneasta, Lemreway Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (POTTERY) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33364
AXE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) from LOCH FEOIR, KERSHADER, LEWIS Find Type: AXE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) (STONE) Current location: NMS Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33327
Cardboard Box Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_012 Gaelic: Bucas Thairgean a Ghreasaich Maker Blakey - Peter Pan studs/segs. Diagram of segs on side of box. "Made in England" "Peter Pan" and "Segs" are registered trademarks. Box is in... Yes 11970
Butter Churn with Plunger Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0043 Gaelic: Biota Bara Churn, grey with mid-brown on shoulder, stoneware, no markings. Pine wood lid into which the plunger fits. Lid circular with hole, consists of two round pieces of wood... Yes 13641
HOLY WATER VESSEL (Early Medieval/Dark Age to Medieval - 410 AD to 1539 AD) from CNOC EOTHAIL, CAPA Find Type: HOLY WATER VESSEL (Early Medieval/Dark Age to Medieval - 410 AD to 1539 AD) (METAMORPHIC STONE) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33383
CINERARY URN (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC) from BHALTOS Find Type: CINERARY URN (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC) Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33346
Rifle Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0450 Object Name Gaelic: English: Rifle Object Description/History: Rifle, hammer action percussion cap (Martine Henry?), walnut stock, brass butt plate with some indecipherable marks on it, brass... Yes 11952
Cupping Horn Cupping horn hand made from a cow's horn with a perforation at the tip. Used by Hector Macaulay, 12 Kirkibost and gifted to Bernera museum by his nephew Donald Macaulay, 13 Kirkibost. Yes 15916
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Carnish Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (POTTERY) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33365
AXE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) from LOCH AIRIGH NA CEARDAICH, BALALLAN, LEWIS Find Type: AXE (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) (STONE) Full description: Five stone axes found as hoard, at least two of which were of local stone Current location: NMS Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western... 33328
Kist Pine chest with internal cundle box iron hinges. Front panel shows mahogany graining. User Nellie Finlayson, Unknown Lochs. Length 70cm width 48 Height 47cm. Yes 16523
STRAP FITTING from KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS Find Type: STRAP FITTING (COPPER ALLOY) Current location: Curtis Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33384
School Desk School desk taken from Gravir School. Oak, with steel hinges four legs, ink hole and pencil trough. Length 55cm Width 47cm Height 68. Yes 16649
AXE from CARISHADER, LEWIS Find Type: AXE Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33347
Knife Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_027 Hawk Bill knife with wooden handle. User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader by shoemaker Donor Information: Angus Macdonald 13 Carishader, tools used by his father Donald... Yes 11990
Float Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0455 A string of herring net corks; a row of 40 corks joined by a black 3-strand rope. Blue paint on top - spare floats. 40 spare corks. Maker/Made at: 1 Geshader User/Used at: Hay written in... Yes 11953
Scythe Old single handed type scythe. Yes 45963
Gas Mask World War Two Millar gas mask. In yellow print "3485 N.B.R 138" Steel painted black with metalic green bottom and linen tape. The fastening straps cotton with the word large printed in the plastic visor. User was 19... Yes 16542
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Bostadh Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33366
WALL from GREAT BERNERA Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33329
VESSEL from KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS Find Type: VESSEL (EARTHENWARE) Full description: Found by Mandy Clydesdale AOC Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33385
Buoys Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0109 Two hand-made fishing buoys, both with a wooden eyelet with animal skin gathered with natural fibre rope, similar to a small line. Both buoys are dark brown in colour. "4GU" is burned into... Yes 9064
BROOCH (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) from MANGERSTA, LEWIS Find Type: BROOCH (Viking - 790 AD to 1066 AD) (COPPER ALLOY) Current location: NMS (IL 749) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33348
Punch Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_028 Object Name Gaelic: English: Punch Object Description/History: Metal item for punching holes in leather. Sprung steel grip. Maker/Made at: User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh,... Yes 11991

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