MHG49018 - Raasay, Suisnish


No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

  • STRUCTURE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NMRS Report: (07/11/2005)
NG53NE 157 5599 3517 (centred)

A long, round-ended ruinous building was recorded here during a field survey of the Suisnish area of Raasay by ACFA, who have conducted surveys on the island every year since 1995. it measures 13.6m x 6.4m with walls up to 0.8m high and 1.5m wide. The walls are of drystone construction, are double-faced with a rubble core and are now turf covered. The E wall has an entrance, where the walls are thickest. A small oval structure, 5.9m x 2.1m, shares the NE wall of the main building. A later enclosing dyke has blocked up the entrance of the main building.
J Macdonald, J Scott Wood 2005

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NG 5598 3516 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG53NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.