MHG4815 - Broch - Dun Osdale


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  • BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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NG24NW 4 2412 4641.

(NG 2412 4641) Dun Osdale (NR)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1904)

Dun Osdale, a broch, measuring from 35 - 36' 6" in internal diameter, with walling varying in width from 10' on the N to 13'7" on the S. Chambers and galleries are visible; the entrance is not checked.
RCAHMS 1928; A Graham 1949; A Ross 1961.

Dun Osdale, a broch, as described by RCAHMS; poor condition.
Visited by OS (C F W) 11 April 1961.

This site was included in Mackie's 2007 'The Roundhouses, Brochs and Wheelhouses of Atlantic Scotland c.700 BC - AD 500: Architecture and material culture'. See link below to HES Canmore record which includes the chapter on this site. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 2412 4640 (70m by 70m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG24NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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