MHG28756 - Palascaig
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Type and Period (1)
- BOTHY (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
- None recorded
NG72NE 53 Centred on 7844 2906
NG 780 300 (centre) In the springs of 1995 and 1996 a field survey was carried out on the NTS Balmacara Estate. The estate covers approximately 22.5 sqkm of the Lochalsh peninsula. It lies largely within the points of a triangle formed by Kyle in the SW, Plockton in the N and Balmacara in the SE. The range of topographic variation found within the estate largely reflects that found on the W coast of Scotland generally. The range of sites found during the survey reflects this topographic variation.
During two seasons of survey 109 new sites were recorded. A full report is lodged with the NMRS.
NG 7862 2905 Bothy 4 x 3m; three 2m diameter pens.
NG 7862 2905 Hut circle 9m diameter; entrance faces E.
NG 7844 2906 Hut circle 8m diameter; entrance faces W.
NG 7844 2908 - Boulder alignment.
NG 7832 2887
Sponsors: National Trust for Scotland, Historic Scotland
M Wildgoose 1996
GIS spatial data amended in 2018 to location as shown on 2009 APs. <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Wildgoose, M. 1996. 'Balmacara Estate (Lochalsh parish), field survey', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1996, p.68-69. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 68-69. 68.
- <1> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 7864 2903 (30m by 29m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/136611 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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