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Archaeological note on Tarasaigh/Taransay sites exposed by coastal erosion, 8 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/30

Scope and Contents

Archaeological note on Tarasaigh/Taransay sites exposed by coastal erosion describing how faces of the bank are left exposed by the sea and how layers of shells and darker sand with the ends of buildings can be seen and how 'By the side of some old and beautifully built expose[d] wall is the root of the gallan at least 4f[ee]t down fr[om the] sun.'

Dates

  • 8 July 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 7r, line 8 to folio 7r, line 14

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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