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Length of smiddy-made chain.

Length of smiddy-made chain found in the byre at Odhrasgair. Each link is approx. 130 mm long.

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Smiddy-made chain

Length of thick, heavy, smiddy-made chain found in the ruined barn at Òdhrasgair / Òrisgal. Each link is approximately 13cm long (50p coin included for scale). Although there are no longer any smiddies (blacksmiths) on Tiree, there were at least 10 around the island within living memory.

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