MHG4829 - Souterrain - Totaig


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

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NG25SW 3 2027 5007.

(NG 202 500) The site of an earth-house lies behind a stable 20 yards E of the small Totaig Burn about 400 yards NNE of Colbost School. No traces of the building are visible, but a deep hollow is pointed out as the site of the inner chamber of the earth-house, and the passage is said to have led out to the steep right bank of the burn.
RCAHMS 1928.

The site of the inner chamber of this earth-house is situated at NG 2027 5007 in a natural hillock. 30m S of a ruined farmhouse.
Visited by OS (C F W) 7 May 1961.

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Grid reference Centred NG 2027 5007 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG25SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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