MHG12929 - Broch? Cashel Dhu
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
NC44NE 4 453 498.
From the name, there has probably been a 'Pictish tower' or some sort of stone building, at the head of Loch Hope, called Cashel Dhu. J Horsburgh 1870.
'Cashel Dubh' or 'Caiseal Dubh': The name means "the black
ford", and applies to a ford on the Strathmore River.
Name Book 1874.
Extensive perambulation in area of Cashel Dhu (as published on OS 6" at NC 4530 4986) revealed no trace of a structure. A number of rock outcrops may possibly account for name.
Visited by OS (A C) 3 June 1959.
No change to previous field report.
Visited by OS (N K B) 9 November 1978.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Horsburgh, J. 1870. 'Notes of cromlechs, duns, hut-circles, chambered cairns, and other remains, in the County of Sutherland', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 7, 1866-8, pp 271-9. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 278.
- --- Text/Publication/Monograph: Ordnance Survey. Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. 13. Book No. 13, 28.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 4530 4979 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/4892 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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