MHG12160 - Dunan Beg


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Type and Period (1)

  • PROMONTORY FORT (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC27SE 1 2512 7324.

NC 252 732. A possible promontory fort consisting of traces of a wall across the neck of a promontory.
Info contained in letter from T C Welsh, 10 August 1972.

NC 2512 7324. This is not a fort but a narrow promontory, containing no structures, which has been isolated by an early modern hefting dyke across it. The slight wall 11m long and about 1m wide is reduced to a course of rubble 0.3m high. There is no break in the wall. Visited by OS (N K B) 28 April 1980.

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Grid reference Centred NC 2512 7324 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC27SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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