MHG5084 - Farmstead - Bernisdale


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Type and Period (4)

  • BYRE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • LONGHOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • FARMSTEAD (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG35SE 10 3975 5175

On the small peninsula at the head of Loch Treaslane (croft 83), at a height of 5m OD are the ruinous remains of a longhouse with attached byre. To the north is a small enclosure with a second byre to one corner. The house which is aligned NE to SW measures 14m by 5m over walls 1m thick. It has square corners. Attached to the SW end of the SE wall is a 5m square byre, it also has walls 1m thick. A small earth banked enclosure lies across a narrow lane immediately to the NW of the house. A second byre is attached to the outside of the SE corner of this enclsoure.
Visited by M Wildgoose October 1989.

see: NG45SW 44, Township: crofting. The township of Aird may be associated with this site.

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Grid reference Centred NG 3972 5176 (50m by 50m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG35SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SNIZORT

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