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ECC 50.1 Cromore - FIELD SYSTEM (Crofting - 1850 AD to 1950 AD)

ECC 50.1 Cromore - FIELD SYSTEM (Crofting - 1850 AD to 1950 AD)

Summary:

FIELD SYSTEM (Crofting - 1850 AD to 1950 AD)
Crofting period field system

Location:

NB 39866 20690

Full description:

"Covering three enclosed fields (230 x 200 metres) on the western shore of Loch Cromore, the remains of this field system are formed by square cut lazybeds typically associated with crofting phase cultivation on Lewis." (Burgess 2004, 126)

References:

Chris Burgess, Northamptonshire Archaeology. 2004. Northamptonshire Archaeology Archaeological Survey and Evaluation of Eilean Chalium Chille and the Putative Site of the Seaforth Head Castle. Part No Loch Seaforth Head Gazeteer.

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: ECC 50.1 Cromore - FIELD SYSTEM (Crofting - 1850 AD to 1950 AD)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Field System
Period: Crofting (1850-1950 AD)
SMR Record ID: MWE144804
Grid Ref Northing: 920690
Grid Ref Easting: 139866
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 32013