MHG6006 - Dun Hallin, Skye


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG25NE 1 2566 5927.

The crofting township of 'Dunhallin' is overlooked from the E by a rocky knoll on which Dun Hallin is situated. The knoll provides a focus for a series of radiating banks defining globular areas, some of which contain ridging. Within this area there is a scatter of buildings and shieling-huts as well as patches of recent agriculture.

1.01 NG 2566 5927 Broch
1.02 NG 2563 5928 Shieling-huts; Shieling-mounds (1258-1262; 1264-1268)
1.03 NG 2564 5925 Building (1263)
1.04 NG 257 593 Shieling-huts; Shieling-mounds (1269-1276)
1.05 NG 2560 5901 Building; Enclosure (1277-8)
1.06 NG 2555 5925 Buildings (1279-81)
1.07 NG 256 592 Field-system; Cultivation remains; Trackway;

Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) October 1990.

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Grid reference Centred NG 2566 5927 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG25NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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