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Archaeological notes on ruins at Croice near Bornish, 19 March 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/67

Scope and Contents

Archaeological notes on ruins at Croice near Bornish [Cròic a Deas, Bornais, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] describing Carmichael's visit there, how he was looking at and for the ruins as well as a description of what he found including that the scattered remains of a building could be found within half a foot at low water on the spring tide, that in digging down a few inches he found remains of a plant and peat moss with sand and gravel and the hard buttresses 'like broken pieces of old ruins elsewhere', and that he noticed lime and large calks of pure sand.

Dates

  • 19 March 1874

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 93 folios ; 20.5 x 13.2 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 15v, line 5 to folio 15v, line 23

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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