MHG27837 - Armadale Castle, building
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Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
NG60SW 9 6317 0477
A single unroofed building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1882, sheet lvii) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1970).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 3 December 1996.
See also: NG60SW 8.00 Skye, Armadale Castle
8.01 Skye, Armadale Castle, Stables
8.02 Skye, Armadale Castle, Bridge
8.03 Skye, Armadale Castle, Laundry
8.04 Skye, Armadale Castle, Gardens
A degraded house was noted WCAS during a 2011 DBA and walkover survey in advance of a woodland creation scheme. It was built into a E-facing slope under grass, heather and rush. The drystone structure measures 12m N-S by 5m over walls 0.6m wide and standing up to 1.4m high on the W side. The entrance in the E wall is 0.8m wide and is located 5.5m from the N end. Immediately to the W of the structure is a depression in the ground now infilled with vegetation and may have been a quarry for building stone for nearby sites. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 6317 0477 (7m by 12m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/119689 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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