MHG12699 - Possible Dun, Carn Mean Leod
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Type and Period (1)
- DUN? (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
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.
- --- Dataset/Database File: National Museums Scotland. 2019. Highland Finds from the NMS Catalogue. National Museums Scotland. Digital. FN 24.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: PSAS. 1882. 'Donations to and purchases for the Museum and Library, and exhibits', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 16 1881-2, p.9-15, 37-40, 58-61, 144-56,176-80,236-41,401-18. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 9-15, 37-40, 58-61, 144-5. 177.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 6799 6100 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
- BEAD (Iron Age - 550 BC? to 560 AD?)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/5794 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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