MHG3978 - Eilean Chathastail


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Type and Period (1)

  • CASTLE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NM48SE 8 487 832.

Eilean a' Chaisteal - "The Castle Island, so called because of the dun or hillfort it once possessed."
M E M Donaldson 1920
Ordnance Survey: 1877: Object Name Book: : Vol. 13: p29.

No trace of fortification on Eilean Chathastail (OS 6" map 1903). The name does not mean Castle Island, but there is conflicting local opinion on its proper translation.
Visited by OS (AA) 8 May 1972

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Grid reference Centred NM 4870 8319 (300m by 300m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM48SE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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