NOSAS members visited Tanera Mor in October 2007 with the intention of taking details of the Fishing Station and recording previously unrecorded archaeological sites on the island, particularly those connected with fishing – the visit was part of a wider study of West Coast Fishing Stations. Some initial documentary research was undertaken. Several archaeological sites had been identified and recorded in walkover survey by Headland Archaeology Ltd survey in 1998 (see EHG202). More recently a plan of Tanera dated 1784 by David Aitken has been located at Castle Leod. Three small groups of people were allocated different parts of the island; they were to explore, locate and take notes and photographs of the sites encountered but in the event very few new sites were identified. The information gathered was to be brought together in a report, but unfortunately for several reasons, this never happened at the time. The report was compiled in 2017. <1>
MHG28623Structure at Caolas Eilean na Saille - Tanera More (Monument)
MHG9119Tigh an Quay burial ground - Tanera Mor (Monument)
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