MHG55713 - Post-medieval enclosure - Glen Bracadale, Bracadale, Skye

Summary

A post-medieval enclosure was recorded during a walkover survey by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2012 at Glen Bracadale, Bracadale, Skye, prior to a proposed woodland creation scheme.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval enclosure was recorded during a walkover survey by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2012 at Glen Bracadale, Bracadale, Skye, prior to a proposed woodland creation scheme. Part of the Glen Bracadale township.

The grass-covered turf / stone enclosure measured 34m NW-SE over walls spread to 2m and up to 0.5m high. It was built over house Site 11c (see MHG55712). A drain, stone-lined in the southern half, and two feeder drains had been dug to the west side of the settlement. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 37481 39334 (34m by 33m)
Map sheet NG33NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish BRACADALE

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