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Archaeology

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  1. Add Baille nan Cailleach to your Itinerary

    Baille nan Cailleach

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Cladh Mhuire, the burial ground for the Benbecula community, is the only site associated with early Christianity in Benbecula ,which still remains in use.

  2. Add Bunavoneader Whaling Station to your Itinerary

    Bunavoneader Whaling Station

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Situated at the foot of the southern slopes of the North Harris mountains, the remains of a 20th century industrial site nestle between the road and the shore of Loch Bun Abhainn Eadarra.

  3. Carabhat Barp

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    Carabhat Barp

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    250 metres from the main road (which itself dissects the remains of a stone circle at NF 833602), on top of a small hillock, lie the remains of a once spectacular long cairn with a horned facade at its eastern end

  4. Add Calanais Standing Stones to your Itinerary

    Calanais Standing Stones

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    The standing stones of Calanais are the most famous archaeological monument in the Outer Hebrides. It is a remarkable complex comprising a circle of 13 stones, with a central monolith, and a small chambered tomb which was later wedged between it and

  5. Add Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig) to your Itinerary

    Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    An oval ring now with 5 standing stones, and the remains of a low cairn inside.

  6. Dùn Othail

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    Dùn Othail

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This striking pinnacle of rock can only be accessed with great care from the south, via a series of small plateau's and eventually a narrow ledge, which runs into a defended entrance. The terraces beyond this have at least five structures upon them.

  7. Add Dùn Èisdean to your Itinerary

    Dùn Èisdean

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Dùn Èistean is traditionally known as the stronghold of the Clan Morrison. Archaeological excavation and survey work has found evidence for a defended medieval settlement on the island, with dwellings, storage buildings, a defensive wall and a tow.

  8. Add Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    At this site, situated on the southern slope of the hill, lie the remains of a Neolithic chambered cairn, much of which has been re-modelled as a wheelhouse in the Iron Age.

  9. Dunasbroc

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    Dunasbroc

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This is a small, steep-sided, conical stack situated close to shore near Aird Dell. It is c 20m tall with a flat summit platform measuring only c 6 by 15m and can be seen from the adjacent coast.

  10. Add St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe) to your Itinerary

    St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe)

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Eaglais na h-Aoidhe (Church of the Eye, or isthmus) was the principal church of medieval Lewis, probably built in the later 14th century by the new Macleod dynasty as their religious centre on the Island.

  11. Clach Ghlas

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    Clach Ghlas

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Clach Ghlas (NF 5281 3340) is an enigmatic triangular standing stone 1.7 metres high, standing in the centre of a mound 2 metres high and 30 metres long and partly surrounded by a ditch.

  12. Add Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim to your Itinerary

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac Dhomhnuill Chaim is situated near the village of Mangersta in Uig.

  13. Stac a' Chaisteal

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    Stac a' Chaisteal

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    Stac a' Chaisteal is is a dramatic, pinnacle shaped stack, surmounted by a plateau complete with what has clearly been a substantial building, joined to the adjacent cliffs by a knife edge of rock. The stack is too dangerous to access.

  14. Add Udal Peninsula to your Itinerary

    Udal Peninsula

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    The Udal is thought to have been occupied from the Neolithic Age right up to the early 20th Century and is one of the most important archaeological sites in the UK.

  15. Iron Age Broch (Dun Bhurigh)

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    Iron Age Broch (Dun Bhurigh)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of an Iron Age broch at NG032 940 near the village of Borve.

  16. Add Polochar Stone to your Itinerary

    Polochar Stone

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    At the very south of the Island, lies the Polachar Stone, looking out to sea.

  17. Teampull Chaluim Chille

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    Teampull Chaluim Chille

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Ruins of Teampull Chaluim Chille to the east of Balivanich.

  18. Add Grimsay Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Grimsay Wheelhouse

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Remains of a wheelhouse dating back to the iron age can be seen in Grimsay.

  19. Add Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle to your Itinerary

    Piobull Fhinn Stone Circle

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Pobull is a stone circle situated on the south side of Ben Langass.

  20. Add Teampull Na Trionaid to your Itinerary

    Teampull Na Trionaid

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Ruins of a Medival early church, Teampull Na Trionaid, can be found in the village of Cairinish.

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