Material concerning a corn-mill of Norse type at Loch Ordais, South Bragar, Lewis, the outcome of a project by the pupils of Leurbost J S School. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
MS.14956, folios 4-12
Level of Description


  • 1968. (Creation)


  • 8 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated, 1968, by the headmaster, John M MacMillan, M.A.

  • Arrangement

    8 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows.

    (i) Newspaper cutting describing the project (folio 4);

    (ii) Diagrams of mill with Gaelic terms (folio 5);

    (iii) Malcolm Mackay (Calum Ruairidh), Bragar. “‘Se fath mo mhulad mar chaidh a’ mhuilinn”, 9 quatrains (folio 7);

    (iv) “Muileann na Criadha aig iochdair an òis”, 8 quatrains (folio 8);

    (v) “A’ mhuileann a dh’fhàgadh ‘na tàmh bho chionn fhada”, 8 quatrains (folio 9);

    (vi) Description of mill (English and Gaelic) (folio 10);

    (vii) “Balach og is e ri fas”, 1 quatrain (folio 11).