MHG6367 - Allt A' Choire


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  • FARMSTEAD (Undated)

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NG62SW 92 centred on 6482 2218

On the W side of the Allt a' Choire 50m from the Broadford to Heast road at 52m OD are the turf-covered remains of a considerable settlement. The remains consist of at least 2 longhouses, 3 byres and perhaps 6 small enclosures. A mains water pipe has cut through the northernmost longhouse. Numerous field dykes radiate from the settlement.
Visited by C Stansfield 4 April 1990

An unroofed building is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1881, sheet xlvi) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1968).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 3 December 1996

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Grid reference Centred NG 6481 2218 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG62SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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