Allasdale

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Allasdale
Scottish Gaelic: Allathasdal
Allasdale is located in Outer Hebrides
Allasdale
Allasdale
 Allasdale shown within the Outer Hebrides
Population 4 ?
Language Scottish Gaelic
English
OS grid reference NF659032
Council area Na h-Eileanan Siar
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Castlebay
Postcode district HS
Dialling code 01871
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Scottish Parliament Na h-Eileanan an Iar
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Coordinates: 56°59′N 7°30′W / 56.99°N 07.50°W / 56.99; -07.50

Allasdale (Scottish Gaelic: Allathasdal) is a village on Barra in the Western Isles, Scotland.

Bronze Age plough marks.

In May 2007 Channel 4's archaeological television programme Time Team investigated some prehistoric remains that had first been partly exposed when storms in October 2005 had blown away some sand dunes. The site had been previously investigated in 2006 by a rescue survey funded by Historic Scotland.

Among the remains found were Bronze-Age cist burials and plough-marks, and a hamlet of Iron-Age roundhouses and a wheelhouse on a par with those at Skara Brae on the Orkney Isles.[1] The programme featuring Allasdale was broadcast on 20 January 2008.

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