MHG58814 - Crofters Cottage - Dunelireach
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Type and Period (1)
- COTTAGE (18th Century to 20th Century - 1701 AD? to 2000 AD?)
- None recorded
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.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1928. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Ninth report with inventory of monuments and constructions in the Outer Hebrides, Skye and the Small Isles. . 165, No. 531.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Name Book (County). Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 4, 137. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 2886 4185 (30m by 30m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/10859 (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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