MHG27785 - Inver, Raasay


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  • TOWNSHIP (Undated)

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NG54SE 40 centred on 550 422

A township comprising nine unroofed buildings, one of which is a long building, an enclosure and a length of wall is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1879, sheet xxx). Six unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1988).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 4 November 1996

The survey of Balachuirn, Balmeanach, Brae, Inbhire (Inver on OS 1:10,000 map) and the surrounding area was carried out by ACFA in April 1996 as part of a continuing programme of recording the physical remains of human activity on the island of Raasay.
NG 5503 4224 A row of connected structures along the main shore of Inbhire Bay, just above the high water mark and tucked in under the cliffs. Six structures and a wall.
NG 5507 4222 A range of buildings, 'round the corner' at the foot of the cliffs facing the mouth of the Allt a' Bhraghad. Three structures and a length of wall.
NG 5505 4216 Four structures and an enclosure at a higher level on heather and scrub-covered ground above the cliffs.
NG 5516 4222 One structure lying on the N bank of the Allt a' Bhraghad.
Sponsors: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Glasgow Archaeological Society.
J Macdonald and J Scott Wood 1996

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Grid reference Centred NG 5500 4220 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG54SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

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