MHG43242 - Slumbay Island


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Type and Period (1)

  • LONGHOUSE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

'N-S across E end of promontory are traces of heavy built walls surmounting terrace slopes. On N side of old look-out station D-shaped outline 11 x 16m. The W side of the promontory is a sheer cliff. On lower ground two longhouses: one on shore NE side 4-roomed 19 x 5m, the other on isthmus 2-roomed 9 x 6m.' <1>

Photographs of these possible longhouses were submitted to the HER by Paul Swan in April 2010. Two probable houses are depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1875. The 4-roomed structure is not depicted on the historic OS mapping. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8959 3860 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG83NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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