MHG34862 - Dun - AN DUNAIN
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Type and Period (1)
- DUN (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
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User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
NG77SE 34 7869 7393
A dun, situated on the small tidal island of An Dunain, was recorded during a pre-afforestation survey of An Torr, Badachro. The dun, which occupies the W part of the island and is separated from the E end by a natural cleft, measures about 15m in diameter within a drystone wall. Although very overgrown with bracken and birch, two walls about 2m apart (probably the inner and outer wall faces) are visible on the NW. The outer face is constructed of much larger stones than inner face.
C Dagg, 12 November 1998; NMRS MS 1008/1 no.3
- --- SHG21276 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dagg C. 1998. Archaeological Survey of a proposed Woodland Grant Scheme plantation at An Torr, Badachro, Gairloch, Wester Ross. Catherine Dagg. 12/11/1998. Digital.
- --- SHG25987 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dagg C. 2010. Shieldaig Farm, Gairloch, Wester Ross: Proposed New Planting Areas: Archaeological Desk-Based Evaluation. Unaffiliated. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 7868 7393 (80m by 80m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/142857 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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