MHG26016 - Township - Boreraig


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Thumbnail Photo - shows building with enclosing wall at NG 18716 53242, with walls up to 1.9m high.

See Report 1223
Glendale, Skye - Water Mains Renewal Project
S Farrell, Feb 2004

Created automatically by NMRS Register Utility
User: Admin, Date: Fri 10 Mar 2000
NG15SE 63.00 centred on 187 535

63.01 1813 5327 Shieling-hut (Possible)
63.02 183 537 Shieling Mounds (Possible)
63.03 183 536 Shieling-huts
63.04 184 534 Structures
63.05 185 535 Cairns

A crofting township, comprising fifty-two roofed buildings, one partially roofed building, seven unroofed buildings and two head-dykes is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch maps (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1880, sheet xiv). Seventeen roofed, thirty-one unroofed buildings and two head-dykes are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1968).
Within the township boundaries are two shieling sites, cairns and structures which were recorded during field-survey by Miket and Wildgoose (1989).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 8 October 1996

The ruins of many rectangular buildings and associated structures are visible on aerial photography and are depicted on current (2019) OS mapping within Borreraing. <1> <2>

See HES Canmore records below for aerial photographs taken across the township. <3>

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Grid reference Centred NG 1869 5350 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG15SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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