MHG55119 - Pen (Building C3), Balmacqueen


The remains of a pen or byre within the former township at Balmacqueen. The township was surveyed in 2011 and the building numbers in the record names are taken from the survey report.

Type and Period (2)

  • BYRE (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 2000 AD?)
  • PEN (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 2000 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A secondary rebuilding of the N half of Site C2, this is a small, almost square drystone pen or byre measures 3.9m long externally by 2.2m wide internally. The S wall, which has an entrance 0.6m wide, appears to be part of the secondary build which utilised the N and W walls of Site C2. The walls measures 0.8m wide, while the W wall stands to 1.1m high and N wall is 1.45m high. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 4385 7493 (3m by 8m) (3 map features)
Map sheet NG47SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish KILMUIR

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