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AIRIGH TAOBH SEAR, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)

AIRIGH TAOBH SEAR, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)

Sheilings on this part of the moor were used by Bernera crofters prior to 1872, when sporting estates were established at Morsgail and Scaliscro. The grazing right on this land was taken off them and they were forced to move nearer home.

Summary:

SHIELING? (Undated)

Location:

NB 2045 2402

Full description:

NB22SW 9 2045 2402

What may be one roofed shieling-hut is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Island of Lewis 1853, sheet 31) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973) where it is shown as unroofed.
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 13 August 1997

Acknowledgement:

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

 

Title: AIRIGH TAOBH SEAR, LEWIS - SHIELING? (Undated)
Record Type: All Records
Type: Shieling
SMR Record ID: MWE133776
Grid Ref Easting: 120450
Grid Ref Northing: 924020
Record Maintained By: CEBL
Subject Id: 31019