MHG5196 - Dalavil


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  • TOWNSHIP (Undated)

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Full Description

NG50NE 4 585 055.

(NG 585 055) Dalavil: a depopulated township, situated on the N side of Glen Meadhonach, a few feet above sea level, comprises about 6 ruined houses, some with out-buildings, and 3 small enclosures. There are some large areas of lazy-beds along the lower slopes of the valley.
Visited by OS (A S P) 21 June 1961; Visible on RAF air photograph CPE/Scot/UK/ 372: 4009-10.

Recorded in February 1994. Full details are lodged with Dualchas, Skye and Lochalsh Museums Service.
Sponsor: Clan Donald Lands? Trust.
Dualchas 1994d.

A township, comprising one roofed building, seven unroofed buildings, two enclosures and some field walls is depicted on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1968). An enclosure is shown on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1882, sheet lvii).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 3 December 1996.

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Grid reference Centred NG 5852 0550 (1080m by 202m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG50NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

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