MHG58196 - Longhouse - Ob Snaoiseaig, Skye
A longhouse identified from aerial photography,
Type and Period (1)
- LONGHOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A long house is visible on aerial photography. <1>
Aerial photography shows a substantial building lying just above the shoreline in the centre of the small bay, Ob Snaosaig. It is aligned ENE - WSW and measures c22m x c6m internally, within widely spread walls c5m thick. There may be associated enclosures or terraces on its S and E sides.
Information from Ishbel MacKinnon, July 2011. <2>
GIS spatial data created in 2018 based aerial photography.<1>
- <1> SHG27491 Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
- <2> SHG23282 Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS).
|Grid reference||Centred NG 6977 1054 (21m by 11m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/311804/skye-ob-snaosaig (Link to HES Canmore online record)
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