Excavation of a burnt mound and associated structures at Ceann nan Clachan, North Uist

Ian Armit (Author)

Alan Braby (Author)

S Carter (Contributor)

R Ceron-Carrasco (Contributor)

M Church (Contributor)

M Cressey (Contributor)

W Finlayson (Contributor)

M Johnson (Contributor)

M Taylor (Contributor)


Keyword(s):
Burnt Mounds, Burnt Mound, Cooking Place Smokehouse
Period(s):
Iron Age

Abstract


First excavation of a burnt mound site in the Western Isles, not thought to be part of a domestic site. Cellular building closely paralleled by a recently excavated building at Cladh Hallan in South Uist. Various possible funcions are suggested including cooking place, smoke-house, or sweat-lodge. There are notes on:

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Published
30-11-2003
How to Cite
Armit, I., Braby, A., Carter, S., Ceron-Carrasco, R., Church, M., Cressey, M., Finlayson, W., Johnson, M., & Taylor, M. (2003). Excavation of a burnt mound and associated structures at Ceann nan Clachan, North Uist. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 132, 229-258. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9863
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