MHG12699 - Possible Dun, Carn Mean Leod


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Type and Period (1)

  • DUN? (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC66SE 6 68 61.

Carn Mean Leod, a dun, near NC66SE 2 now consists of a cairn of boulders. There are traces of fortification on the slope on which it stood, and in this, at the foot of a large boulder, a small oblong bead of spar, 3/4 inch long, was found and was donated to the NMAS by Morrison in 1882 (Acc No.FN 24).
H Morrison 1882.

This structure was not located during field investigation, but may refer to NC66SE 2 - broch.
Visited by OS (J L D) 26 April 1960.

No change to previous field report.
Visited by OS (J M) 17 August 1978.

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Grid reference Centred NC 6799 6100 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC66SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish TONGUE

Finds (1)

  • BEAD (Iron Age - 550 BC? to 560 AD?)

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