MHG54681 - Skye Cnoc Mor A'ghrobain


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Type and Period (2)

  • SHELTER (Undated)
  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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RCAHMS Canmore description:
Built against a cliff on the N side of Cnoc Mor a’Ghrobain, is a small rectangular shelter, measuring 6m x 3m externally, over walls 1m thick, enclosed by a semi-circular enclosure measuring 12m x 8m. A larger sub-rectangular enclosure, measuring 30m x 21m, encloses these structures and the grassy knoll below them. The site lies at about 10m OD and has a north facing aspect, giving uninterrupted views of The Minch and Island of Isay, from Rubha nam Both to Dunvegan Head. There is a cairn or mound of stones close to the surrounding wall at NG2228 5534.
Information from Marjorie MacInnes, October 2010. <1>

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Grid reference NG 2233 5532 (point) Approximate. Point generated from 2011 NMRS download data
Map sheet NG25NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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