MHG58814 - Crofters Cottage - Dunelireach


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Type and Period (1)

  • COTTAGE (18th Century to 20th Century - 1701 AD? to 2000 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NG24SE 3 2888 4182.

(NG 2888 4182) Dun (NR) (site of)
OS 6"map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1903)

Dunelireach - the site of a dun, now occupied by a crofters cottage. (RCAHMS 1928)
The ONB says the cottage was built probably from the stones of the ancient building. (Name Book 1870)
RCAHMS 1928; Name Book 1870.

The site is still known as Dunelireach and occupies the summit of a low knoll. No traces of a dun now remains and the cottage that occupied its site is itself ruined.
Visited by OS (C F W) 15 May 1961.

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Grid reference Centred NG 2886 4185 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG24SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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