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Archaeology

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

    Kilpheder (Cille Pheadair) Cross

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Kilpheder Cross

  2. 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.

  3. Add Dursainean Chambered Cairn to your Itinerary

    Dursainean Chambered Cairn

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    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    St Columbus Church (Eaglais na h-Aoidhe)

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    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.

  7. 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

  8. Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn

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    Coir Fhinn Chambered Cairn

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Harris

    Remains of chambered cairn

  9. 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.

  10. Add Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat to your Itinerary

    Eilean Dhomhnaill, Loch Olabhat

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied during the Neolithic period.

  11. 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.

  12. Teampull Mhoire

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    Teampull Mhoire

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Benbecula

    Ruined Chapel dating back to the 16th Century

  13. 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.

  14. Add Aird ma-Rhuibhe to your Itinerary

    Aird ma-Rhuibhe

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of North Uist

    Close to the ferry terminal lie the slight remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to about 700 AD.

  15. Add Ormiclate Castle to your Itinerary

    Ormiclate Castle

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    On the west side, in the village of Ormiclate is Ormiclate Castle which stands in ruins today after being burnt to the ground.

  16. Add Flora Macdonald's Birthplace to your Itinerary

    Flora Macdonald's Birthplace

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    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of South Uist

    The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of South Uist.

  17. 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.

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

    Calanais IV (Ceann Thulabhaig)

    Type

    Type:

    Monuments & Ruins

    Isle Of Lewis

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

  19. 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

  20. Dun Mhulan

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    Dun Mhulan

    Type

    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.

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