MHG4815 - Broch - Dun Osdale
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
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>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Graham, A. 1949. 'Some observations on the brochs', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 81 1946-7, p.48-99. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 48-99. 48-99.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Ross, A. 1961. 'Tobar nam Maor "The well of the Stewards"', Scot Stud Vol. 5 1961, p.206-9. Scot Stud. 206-9. 206-9.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1928. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Ninth report with inventory of monuments and constructions in the Outer Hebrides, Skye and the Small Isles. . 156-7, No. 507; plan.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Euan W MacKie. 1974. 'Some new quernstones from brochs and duns.', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 104, p.137-46. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 137-46. 137-46.
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Mackie, E.. 2007. The Roundhouses, Brochs and Wheelhouses of Atlantic Scotland c.700 BC - AD 500: Architecture and material culture Part 2 (I & II) The Northern and Southern Mainland and the Western Islands. BAR British Series. 444. Paperback. NG24 3 DUN OSDALE.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 2412 4640 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/SM3493 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/10832 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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