NF1099 : A St Kildan Cleit above Village Bay

taken 29 years ago, near to Oisebhal [hill or Mountain], Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Great Britain

A St Kildan Cleit above Village Bay
A St Kildan Cleit above Village Bay
The cleit was in fact the larder of the St Kildan.These airy chambers allow the wind to pass through but not the rain and it was in these "fridges" that the slaughtered birds were stored to sustain the islanders throughout the long winters.
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Date Taken
Friday, 17 June, 1988   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 March, 2008
Category
Stores   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NF 101 996 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:48.9362N 8:34.1362W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NF 101 996
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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