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KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS - BURIAL (Undated), MIDDEN (Undated)

KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS - BURIAL (Undated), MIDDEN (Undated)

Summary:

BURIAL (Undated)
MIDDEN (Undated)
Human burial and middens

Location:

NB 09 36

Full description:

NB03NE 8 09 36.

A human skull and rib bones were visible in the face of a sand-hill at Kneep, Valtos (NB 09 36) exposed by the action of the wind. 'The deposit had been disturbed so it was impossible to say whether the grave had been a short or long cist'.
There are kitchen-middens in the area, many of them under cultivation. RCAHMS 1928, visited 1914.

No further information.
Visited by OS (R L) 27 June 1969.

References:

RCAHMCS. 1928. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Ninth report with inventory of monuments and constructions in the Outer Hebrides, Skye and the Small Isles, Publisher: HMSO The RCAHMS 9th Report and Inventory: Outer Hebrides, Skye and the Small Isles. 29, No. 97

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS - BURIAL (Undated), MIDDEN (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Burial
SMR Record ID: MWE4024
Grid Ref Northing: 936000
Grid Ref Easting: 109000
Record Maintained By: CEU
Subject Id: 32990