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POT from Briomainis, Pabbay Mhor, Lewis Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33389
POT from Kneep Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Full description: Four undecorated body sherds of pottery found by Dr Mary Harman in October 1979 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western... 33397
POT from Kneep Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Full description: Four sherds of pottery, two possibly from a crucible (associated with slag fragments WE992), one decorated and one plain. Found by Dr Mary Harman, October 1979 Current location... 33399
POT from PABAY MHOR 1, LOCH ROAG Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33357
POT from SRON A' CHRIP, KNEEP, LEWIS Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Full description: Ten body sherds (undecorated) of pottery. Found by Dr Mary Harman, October 1979 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western... 33395
POT from TRAIGH NA BERIE Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Full description: Nine sherds of pottery found by Dr Mary Harman at Traigh Berie wheelhouse in June 1978. Includes one rim sherd and two shoulder sherds - abraded and fragmentary. Current... 33393
POT from TRAIGH NA BERIE, VALTOS Find Type: POT (POTTERY) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33358
Parallel Ruler Parallel ruler used on the Excell fishing boat for chart work. Ruler has brass pivoting hinges with a brass rivet placed in the middle of each ebony rule. User 14 Gravir. Length 46cm Width 7cm. Yes 16658
Peat Iron For cutting peats. Iron blade hand made with a pine shaft broken and badly infected with wood worm. User 9 Gravir. Length 134cm Width 13Cm Height 128cm. Yes 16703
Pieces of Resin Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_018 Object Name Gaelic: English: Pieces of Resin Object Description/History: 3 X pieces of resin, amber in colour (glassy). Maker/Made at: User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader... Yes 11981
Pincers Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_031 Object Name Gaelic: English: Pincers Object Description/History: Pincers, rounded head with grip. Has a loose rivet. Marked "7" Maker/Made at: User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh,... Yes 11994
Pincers (straight head) Pincers - straight head. Marked "P" in a diamond. User/Used at Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader by shoemaker Donor Information: Angus Macdonald 13 Carishader, tools used by his father Donald Macdonald, The... Yes 11995
Pine Bench Handmade pine bench would have been used in the home. User 27 Gravir. Length 222cm Width 40cm Height 79cm. Yes 16725
Plate (cobblers) Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_021 Gaelic: Cruidhean English: Plate - Cobblers Horseshoe shaped plate, made of forged iron, for the heels of shoes. Has 6 rectangular nail holes. Used at Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh,... Yes 11984
Pliers (type instrument) Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_030 Object Name Gaelic: English: Pliers Type Instrument Object Description/History: Pliers with hammer bit forged into it - hand cut. No. "2" stamped in it. Maker/Made at: User/Used at:... Yes 11993
Pointer Pointer used in Gravir School made of beach ? hollow at the largest end broken in two places also has a circular hole cut into the side near the top. Length 142cm Diameter 2.5cm. Yes 16569
Post Office Scales Scales set on a dark wood base with brass fittings used in the Laxay Post Office. Yes 45953
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
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
Ruler School ruler Oak made by "Arnolds Leeds" which is stamped in black. User Gravir School. Length 92cm Width 8cm. Yes 16578
SCRAPER (TOOL) (Later Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD) from Clibhe, Uig Find Type: SCRAPER (TOOL) (Later Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD) (QUARTZ) Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record,... 33391
SLAG from Kneep Find Type: SLAG Full description: Two curved lumps of slag, possibly from crucible? Associated with pottery frags (WE993), two of which may be crucible frags. Found by Dr Mary Harman, October 1979 Current location:... 33398
SLAG from SRON A' CHRIP, KNEEP, LEWIS Find Type: SLAG Full description: Fragment of industrial waste - vitrified fuel ash/sprue from a mould found by Dr Mary Harman in October 1979 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information... 33396
SLAG from TRAIGH NA BERIE Find Type: SLAG (METAL) Full description: Six lumps of slag found by Dr Mary Harman, October 1979 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites... 33324
SPOON (Norse to Post Medieval - 1067 AD to 1900 AD) from GARRY BRINNAVAL, LEWIS Find Type: SPOON (Norse to Post Medieval - 1067 AD to 1900 AD) (OAK) Full description: Simple, subrectilinear wooden spoon/spatula. Found by Duncan Mackenzie in shell midden associated with Gearraidh Brinnaval Current... 33377
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
Sail yard Yard from the sail of SY171, a 15-foot Orkney boat belonging to John 'Ned' Macphail of 19 Gravir. It is made of pine/larch, painted green, with an iron bar one-third of the way from the base, fixed with a plaited rope... Yes 16664
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
School Slate School slate made by "Arnolds Leeds" beach wood surround, lines scored in slate. User Gravir School. Length 30cm width 22cm. Yes 16637
Scythe Old single handed type scythe. Yes 45963

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