MHG54876 - Drystone building, Tokavaig
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Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Two-celled, rectangular drystone structure with squared and rounded ends, double-faced with rubble core-appears to have been rebuilt and restructured during several phases. Situated on NNW-facing slope at 40m OD on a NNW-SSE alignment. There was a byre annex on the SE end with upright slabs in the floor marking the remains of the byre drain. The main building appears to have been reskinned at least on the W and S ends and there is a wall 'buttress' of unknown use built on to the E side. Further rubble was barely visible in the deep grass/reeds S of the building and could be the remains of another building.. 5.0 x 5.5 (external N building); 5.5 x 7.0 (external S building); byre annex 2.5 x 5.5, drain 0.5 wide; 'buttress' wall 2.8 long x 0.8 wide. Site identified during walkover survey in October 2010. <1>
Information imported from digital site gazetteer. <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Birch, S and Peteranna, M. 11/2010. Woodland Management Scheme Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Walkover Survey: Crofts 6 & 7, Tokavaig, Isle of Skye. West Coast Archaeological Services. Digital. Site 24.
- <2> Collection/Project Archive: West Coast Archaeological Services. 2010. Crofts 6 & 7, Tokavaig, Isle of Skye. West Coast Archaeological Services. Digital. Site 24.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 60602 11921 (11m by 15m) (GPS derived)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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