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Carnish, Lewis According to D Maciver in his Place-names of Lewis and Harris, the name Carnish is from the Norse kvern-nes, meaning 'promontory of the querns' (ie hand mills). There is evidence of prehistoric habitation on the... Yes 3217
Carnish Carnish from the air - Uig Sands beyond. 88662
Carnish Carnish from the air, showing the old and new settlements. 88663
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish 87372
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish 87363
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish 87367
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish 87360
Shell midden at Carnish Midden at Carnish 87361
3 Carnish 3249
6 Carnish 3252
1 Carnish 3247
2 Carnish 3248
4 Carnish 3250
5 Carnish 3251
Old Carnish, Lewis Old Carnish is the name given to the village prior to it being cleared in the 1850s to make way for sheep. The land was added to the adjacent Ardroil Farm.  Refer also to the account of the village of Carnish. 106029
Eirusta Carnish, Lewis Eirusta Carnish was a small settlement located between Carnish and Mangersta in Uig, northwest of Loch Scaslabhat. Ruins of the settlement are located just to the west of Druim a' Chadha, a small stream running from ... 109728
Shell midden at Carnish Shell midden on the shore at Carnish. 87362
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish - an enclosure 87365
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish - enclosure and blackhouses 87366
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish - a fireplace 87368
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish - a window 87369
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish - a doorway 87370
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish - the village blackhouses, built on sloping ground for drainage. The cattle would be housed at the lower end. 87364
Ruins at Carnish, Uig Ruins at Carnish - interior of house showing a fireplace in the end wall 87371
CARNISH, LEWIS - MILL (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated)Horizontal water mill Location: NB 027 323 Full description: NB03SW 16.03 0270 3230 (previously recorded as NB03SW 17)Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 27 August 1997 18th to 19th century. A somewhat... 32210
CARNISH, LEWIS - MILL (Undated) Summary: MILL (Undated)Mill Location: NB 0269 3226 Full description: NB03SW 16.02 0269 3226 (previously recorded as NB03SW 16)Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 27 August 1997 Acknowledgement: Information provided by... 32211
CARNISH, LEWIS - NUNNERY? (Undated) Summary: NUNNERY? (Undated)Reference to possible nunnery, reference to church of St Pharear in Kaerness Location: NB 03 32 Full description: NB03SW 7 03 32. A cloister for black nuns was founded at Carnish dependant... 33021
Carnish - DYKE (DEFENCE) (Undated) Summary: DYKE (DEFENCE) (Undated)Dyke, drystone Location: NB 02956 32461 Full description: Surrounding Land Status code - A Recommended Action - Monitor, sample Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles... 32856
Carnish - DYKE (DEFENCE) (Undated) Summary: DYKE (DEFENCE) (Undated)Dyke, Drystone Location: NB 03005 32575 Full description: Surrounding Land Status code - A Recommended Action - Monitor, sample Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles... 32857
Carnish - DYKE (DEFENCE) (Undated) Summary: DYKE (DEFENCE) (Undated)Dyke,drystone Location: NB 03018 32588 Full description: Surrounding Land Status code - F Recommended Action - Monitor Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council... 32858

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