Lewis Coastal Chapel-Sites Survey: Topographic Survey 2005

Barrowman, R. C. and Hooper, J. (2006) Lewis Coastal Chapel-Sites Survey: Topographic Survey 2005. Project Report. University of Glasgow, Glasgow.

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This report describes the results of topographic surveys undertaken for the second year of the Lewis Coastal Chapel-sites Survey (LCCS) on four chapel-sites on the Isle of Lewis in 2005. Desktop study undertaken in the first year (2004) of the LCCS identified thirty-seven recorded and five potential chapel-sites in Lewis and its outlying islands, and this was followed up with walkover survey of sixteen sites and plane table survey of three sites. However, further, more detailed topographic survey was recommended for eight sites, and this prompted the work in 2005. In February detailed topographic survey of three sites was undertaken: Teampall Pheadair, Suainebost (Site no 4), Teampall Mhealastadh, Uig (Site no 20) and Tigh na Cailleachan Dubha, Uig (Site no 21). In May - June 2005 topographic survey of the chapel-site of St Mary’s on Eilean an Tighe, Shiant Islands (formerly known as Eilean na Cille) on the Shiant Islands (Site no 32) was also undertaken with joint funding from the Shiants Island Project (SHIP).

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hooper, Ms Janet and Barrowman, Mrs Rachel
Authors: Barrowman, R. C., and Hooper, J.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Archaeology
Publisher:University of Glasgow
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2006 Glasgow University
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the authors

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