MHG24451 - Raasay Forest


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Type and Period (1)

  • LONGHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

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NG54NE 13 5808 4587

Situated about 500m from the N end of the Screapadal Forest walk and 10m to the W of the track is a stone-built longhouse in reasonable condition. The walls still stand to 1.5m in most places. The longhouse is aligned E-W and is subdivided internally into three compartments; a doorway into each compartment is situated in the S wall. Fireplaces are built into the thickness of both the E and W ends. Overall measurements are 15.5m E-W by 5.5m N-S; the walls are 0.6m thick. (Shown on OS 6-inch map, 1964.)
Visited by A McNicol 27 March 1991.
Miket, R et al. 1991; NMRS MS/530.

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Grid reference Centred NG 5808 4587 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG54NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

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