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TITLE
Crossing the North Ford between Benbecula and North Uist, 1950s
EXTERNAL ID
PC_HIGHLANDLIVESTOCK_008
PLACENAME
North Ford
DISTRICT
South Uist
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: South Uist
PERIOD
1950s
SOURCE
Highland Livestock Heritage Society
ASSET ID
23463
KEYWORDS
cattle
droving
livestock
Crossing the North Ford between Benbecula and North Uist, 1950s

Crossing the North Ford between Benbecula and North Uist was a dangerous undertaking. It is four and a half miles long and could only be crossed at low tide. There was a specific route to follow. The causeway across the North Ford was opened in 1960 by the Queen Mother.

(For more information of crossing the North Ford see audio item - Memories of a Highland Drover 10)

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Crossing the North Ford between Benbecula and North Uist, 1950s

INVERNESS: South Uist

1950s

cattle; droving; livestock

Highland Livestock Heritage Society

Highland Livestock Heritage Society photographs

Crossing the North Ford between Benbecula and North Uist was a dangerous undertaking. It is four and a half miles long and could only be crossed at low tide. There was a specific route to follow. The causeway across the North Ford was opened in 1960 by the Queen Mother.<br /> <br /> (For more information of crossing the North Ford see audio item - Memories of a Highland Drover 10)