MHG5303 - Burnt mound - Ashaig


A burnt mound at Ashaig, Skye.

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  • BURNT MOUND (Undated)

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A burnt mound at Ashaig, Skye.

Situated to the north of the A850 at a height of 20m OD is a horse-shoe mound of burnt and broken pebbles and stones. The bank measures 9m NW-SE by 8m NE-SW externally. The interior measures 3m x 3m. The open horns face onto a small burn. <1>

Grid ref is at NG 69003 23881 <2> [NOTE: this grid reference is completely wrong - IS-L 07/10/2019].

The site was Scheduled by Historic Environment Scotland with effect from 04/09/2019. <3>

GIS spatial data amended in 2019 according to location of site as seen on 2015 vertical APs. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NG 6917 2409 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG62SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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