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Iron Age settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis

Iron Age settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis

excavations, 1985-95.

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Published by University of Edinburgh, Dept. of Archaeology in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Scotland -- Lewis with Harris Island.,
  • Iron age -- Scotland -- Lewis with Harris Island.,
  • Lewis with Harris Island (Scotland) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby D. W. Harding and S. M. D. Gilmour.
    SeriesCalanais research series -- no.1
    ContributionsHarding, D. W. 1940-, Gilmour, S. M. D., University of Edinburgh. Department of Archaeology.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 103p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18644257M

    Western Isles Rocks - Lewisian Gneiss - Geology - Isle of Lewis - Isle of Harris The Geology of the Outer Hebrides is really important - as the predominant rock type is a Lewisian Gneiss - a metamorphic rock which is astonishingly up to 3 billion years old, making it the oldest rock in Britain - two thirds the age . Dun Mor Vaul, an Iron Age broch on Tiree (Glasgow). mackie, e.w. The Scottish Atlantic Iron Age: Indigenous and Isolated or Part of a Wider European World Jan

    Books Set in Lewis, Western Isles, Scotland Showing of 47 The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilogy, #1) by. Peter May (Goodreads Author) avg rating — 28, ratings. The Arnol Blackhouse, Isle of Lewis by. Alexander Fenton. really liked it avg rating — 7 ratings.   Scotland's rocky road: a journey to the edge of Lewis – a photo essay Calanais to Bostadh to Mealasta. The 5,year-old Callanish or Calanais standing stones circle.

    The island of Great Bernera is an island that has been connected to Lewis since the construction of the world’s pre-stressed concrete bridge in Bosta is a perfect site for a picnic. It is also the site of an Iron Age village exposed by a storm in You can visit a reconstructed Iron Age house on the site. Book reviews, a distinctive feature of the journal since its establishment (as the Glasgow Archaeological Journal) in , provide a critical perspective on Scottish archaeology and a well-established forum for scholarly debate. In addition to books, recent volumes of the journal have reviewed new museums, exhibitions and research on Scotland.


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Advanced. Customer Services. Log In | RegisterAuthor: B. Ballin Smith. Riof The Iron Age settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis: Excavations, (Calanais research series) by Harding, D.

W (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: D. W Harding. Buy The Iron Age settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis: excavations, ; volume 1: the structures and stratigraphy (Calanais research series) by D W.

Harding, S M D. Gilmour (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : D W. Harding, S M D. Gilmour. Excavations at the key site of broch and post-broch occupation at Beirgh in West Lewis were suspended inand a first volume of the final report was published in with Dr Simon Gilmour under the title The Iron Age Settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis: ExcavationsVol 1, The Structures and Stratigraphy.

The Iron Age Settlement At Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis: Excavations,Volume 1, The Structures and Stratigraphy, University of Edinburgh, Calanais Research Series Number 1, pp.

31 black and white figures (mostly in an accompanying folder). 3 tables. 53 plates (2 colour). UK ISSN Price £35 (pb). The Iron Age settlement at Beirgh, Riof Isle of Lewis: excavations, 1: The structures and stratigraphy.

Edinburgh: University of Edinhurgh. Department of Archaeology, Calanais Research Series 1. Book Isle of Lewis book - Niall Sharples (ed.). A Late Iron Age farmstead in the Outer Hebrides: excavations at Mound 1, Bornais, South Uist. xviii+ pages, colour & b&w illustrations, tables.

Oxford & Oakville (CT): Oxbow; hardback £ - Volume 87 Issue - Jon Henderson. The main settlement was occupied around the 6th-9th centuries AD (a period described variously as Late Iron Age, or Pictish-period), and comprised a cluster of semi-sunken circular or cellular buildings, each with a rectangular central hearth and at least one smaller chamber opposite the main entrance.

The Iron Age Village Comes to Light - Bosta - It had been thought for quite some while that something special lay in the dunes at Bostadh, as artifacts were sometimes discovered on the beach. The iron age village first came to light after gales in exposed it In the Spring ofthere was a storm surge all around the coast of The.

Uig (Lewis) otherwise known as West Uig is the largest and most sparsely populated district of the Isle of Lewis. It contains the highest point on the island, Mealasbhal ( m or 1, ft) and also another six of the highest ten peaks.

The deepest lake, Loch Suaineabhat at 67 metres ( feet), is the deepest offshore lake in the British Isles. Beirgh, Riof (five volumes in total are planned) and Dun Bharabhat, Cnip. Both sites were part of a larger research strategy whose aims included challenging and investigating the conventional classification and chronologies of Iron Age settlements.

Both The Iron Age Settlement At Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis. The Iron Age Settlement At Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis: Excavations, –95, Volume 1, The Structures and Stratigraphy, University of Edinburgh, Calanais Research Series Number 1, pp. 31 black and white figures (mostly in an accompanying folder).

3 tables. 53 plates (2 colour). The Isle of Lewis (Scottish Gaelic: Eilean Leòdhais or simply Lewis (Scottish Gaelic: Leòdhas, pronounced [ˈʎɔːəs̪] ()) is the northern part of Lewis and Harris, the largest island of the Western Isles or Outer Hebrides archipelago in Scotland.

The two parts are frequently referred to as if they were separate islands. The total area of Lewis is square miles (1, km 2).

The Iron Age settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis: Excavations, - Volume 1: The structures and stratigraphy Calanais Research Series No.1, Edinburgh University Department of Archaeology Title: Director of the Society of.

Harding, D W and Gilmour, S () The Iron Age settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis: Excavations, - Volume 1: The structures and stratigraphy Calanais Research Series No.1, Edinburgh University Department of Archaeology. Reports. This is the third of a series of four papers that present the excavations undertaken on the Uig Peninsula,Isle of Lewis, as part of the Uig Landscape Project.

We present the archaeological evidence from An Dunan, a causewayed tidal islet in the salt marsh of Uig sands, a liminal and potentially ritual site dating to the Iron Age and Medieval. About Bostadh Iron Age House Address: Bosta, Great Bernera, Bostadh, Isle of Lewis, Western Isles, Scotland, HS2 9LZ Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site Location: At the northwestern tip of Great Bernera, off the B Parking area, then a short walk to Bostadh beach.

If you're using a satnav the closest postcode is HS2 9LZ. The history of the Vikings in Lewis is an amazing story of how a Pictish life-world changed when Norse immigrants arrived.

Until the 9 th century The Isle of Lewis was inhabited by Scots and Picts, who brought their language – Gaelic – to the island at the beginning of the first millennium.

However, in the period between the 8th and 9th centuries Norse Vikings arrived, literally changing. Harding, D.W. and Gilmour, S.M.D. The Iron Age Settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis, Excavations – Volume 1 – The Structures and Stratigraphy.

Volume 1 –. NB13NW 3 The remains of a probable broch lie on the grassy flat S of Traigh na Berie and yards from the shore. All that remains is a stony mound, 4' in maximum height, showing the outer foundation course of building in position for a considerable part of the circumference.

We recommend booking Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 3 Bosta (Bostadh) Iron Age House tours on Tripadvisor/ TripAdvisor reviews.The story of the Isle of Lewis is steeped in both history and mystery.

Man has inhabited Leodhas, meaning marshy, for probably years. The Standing Stones and Stone Circles bear witness to this early occupation, as do the Iron Age forts and archaeological sites scattered around the Island. Brochs, hill forts and the evidence of the Iron Age that we see today, were constructed from about.Harding and Gilmour, D W and S M D.

() The Iron Age settlement at Beirgh, Riof, Isle of Lewis: excavations volume 1: the structures and stratigraphy, Calanais Research Series number 1. Edinburgh. RCAHMS Shelf Number: EHAR. Harding, D.W., () Dun Bharabhat, Cnip: an Iron Age settlement in west Lewis.