MHG58409 - Longhouse - Loch Bharabhaig
A longhouse is visible in aerial photography captured 1999-2001.
Type and Period (1)
- LONGHOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A longhouse is visible on aerial photography captured 1999-2001. <1>
Aerial photographs show a cluster of at least five buildings, possibly shieling huts of different periods, situated in a grassy, but bracken infested, clearing at the NW end of Loch Bharabhaig (see also MHG58410 and MHG58411).
At NG 68828 10078 there is a round-ended rectangular building, aligned NNE - SSW and measuring c12m x c3.5m internally. Approximately 10m to the SSW is another smaller building, aligned WSW - ENE and measuring c7m x c2.5m internally.
Information from Ishbel MacKinnon, July 2011. <2>
The buildings at NG 68828 10078 and NG 68780 09990 (MHG58411) appear to be two small farmsteads
Information from SRP Camuscross, August 2011. <2>
- <1> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map).
- <2> 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 6882 1007 (7m by 13m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/311825/skye-loch-bharabhaig (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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