South Dell (Scottish Gaelic: Dail-bho-Dheas) is a village on the Isle of Lewis in the community of Ness, in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. South Dell is within the parish of Barvas,[1] and is situated alongside the A857.[2]

South Dell
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Dail bho Dheas, South Dell
South Dell is located in Outer Hebrides
South Dell
South Dell
Location within the Outer Hebrides
LanguageScottish Gaelic
English
OS grid referenceNB483614
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Council area
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CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSTORNOWAY
Postcode districtHS2
Dialling code01851
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58°28′08″N 6°19′01″W / 58.469°N 6.317°W / 58.469; -6.317Coordinates: 58°28′08″N 6°19′01″W / 58.469°N 6.317°W / 58.469; -6.317

Two bronze swords from the 8th century BC were discovered in South Dell, in 1891-2.[1] A wooden bowl, tentatively attributed to the Iron Age, and a flint arrowhead have also been found in South Dell.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lewis, South Dell, Aird". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  2. ^ "A857". Sabre. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Lewis, South Dell". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Lewis, South Dell". Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Retrieved 21 December 2014.

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