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Fuday

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    9772
  • Site type
    LONG CIST(S) (VIKING)
  • Parish
    BARRA
  • Council
    INVERNESS-SHIRE
  • NGR
    NF 73 08
  • Latitude, longitude
    57.046641N, 7.394378W
  • Archeological notes
    NF70NW 8 c. 73 08. There are many long-cist graves, possibly Viking, on the Isle of Fuday, called 'graves of the Lochlannaich', the islanders' name for the Norseman. A Goodrich-Freer 1897-1900. No trace of these graves could be found. Fuday is depopulated and no further information was obtained. Visited by OS (R B) 26 May 1965.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1255365 (14/11/2011)
    General oblique aerial view of the Isle of Fuday, looking across the Sound of Barra to Eriskay, showing the location of the possible remains of a broch, famstead and enclosures at Dunan Ruadh, Fuday, taken from the W.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Inverness-shire (Hebrides), Sheet LXIII1876