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Archaeology

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  1. Add Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Wheelhouse

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    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    A well-preserved aisled wheelhouse was excavated in 1952 in the machair at Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair).

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Add North Rona to your Itinerary

    North Rona

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    North Rona is an uninhabited, isolated island 44 miles in the open sea north of the Butt of Lewis, and is seldom visited except by occasional private vessels. But its isolation has preserved the archaeological sites of the island in a relatively undi

  6. Cladh Maolrithe

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    Cladh Maolrithe

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    At Beinn a'Chlaidh - Hill of the Graveyard - there is a standing stone.

  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 Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Dursainean Chambered Cairn

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This communal burial tomb would have been an important highly visible monument of the first farming people who lived in the peninsula of An Rubha in the Neolithic period.

  9. Add Reineabhal Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Reineabhal Chambered Cairn

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Neolithic chambered cairn.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse to your Itinerary

    Cleitreabhal Chambered Cairn/Wheelhouse

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  12. Add Udal Peninsula to your Itinerary

    Udal Peninsula

    Type

    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.

  13. Add Baille nan Cailleach to your Itinerary

    Baille nan Cailleach

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  14. Add Cille Bharra to your Itinerary

    Cille Bharra

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Barra

    The chapel at Cille Bharra was perhaps founded as early as the 7th century AD, being named after St Barr (or Finnbar) who was ordained c AD 600.

  15. 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.

  16. Add Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh) to your Itinerary

    Dun Carloway Broch (Dùn Chàrlabhaigh)

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

    This is the best preserved and most visited broch in the Outer Hebrides. It occupies a low hilltop with commanding views across the seaways to the south and west.

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

    St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe)

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  18. Dun Mhulan

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    Dun Mhulan

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    The broch of Dùn Mhulan was inhabited during the Iron Age. This large tower-like house was built around 150 BC, originally on an island within a freshwater loch, long before the open sea had broken through.

  19. Add Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels to your Itinerary

    Howmore (Tobha Mhor) Ancient Chapels

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    Tobha Mòr has been an important ecclesiastical centre since early medieval times.

  20. Add Cladh Hallan Roundhouses to your Itinerary

    Cladh Hallan Roundhouses

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    This is a Bronze Age-Iron Age settlement excavated between 1989 and 2002.

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