MHG49029 - Raasay, South Fearns
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Type and Period (2)
- BUILDING (Undated)
- ENCLOSURE (Undated)
- None recorded
NMRS Report: (14/11/2005)
NG53NE 162 5866 3554
The ruins of a longhouse were 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 11.4m x 3.8m internally and the drystone walls are double-skinned with a rubble core, standing to an average height of 1.5m and 0.8m wide. The corners of the building are rounded and it stands on a substantial construction platform 1m high, which extends outwards for 1.8m along the E face. The E wall has an entrance 1m wide. There are a number of old, turf-covered corrugated iron sheets inside the building, showing possible re-use at some late stage. To the N of the building is an irregular enclosure, 9.2m x 5.6m, with no obvious entrance.
J Macdonald, J Scott Wood 2005
<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 276667 (Dataset). SHG24123.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 5865 3554 (20m by 20m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/276667 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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