MHG53606 - Building, N of Leitir Fura, Kinloch, Isle of Skye


A small building with rounded corners, situated to the N of Leitir Fura Township. Its function could not be determined. It is shown on modern Ordnance Survey Mapping.

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small, stone-built, structure lying on a north-east to south-west alignment amongst the scrub hazel on the hillside to the north of Leitir Fura. The surviving walls form a round cornered rectangle 8.50 meters long by 5.50 meters wide over walls which vary in thickness from 0.80 of a meter to 1.10 meters. The walls stand to a maximum of 1.25 meters. A door opening 0.70 of a meter wide lies in the centre of the south-east wall. There are no surviving window openings. <1>

Archive report includes plans, recording sheet and photographs. <2>

Appears on modern Ordnance Survey mapping. <3>

Recorded during original 1996 survey of the township. Suggested as a bothy. <4>

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred NG 7312 1598 (9m by 11m)
Map sheet NG71NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH

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