MHG6610 - Souterrain - Suisnish, Raasay


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Type and Period (1)

  • SOUTERRAIN (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)

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NG53SE 9 5555 3485

Lying on an E-facing slope amongst the ruinous structures of Suishnish at about 30m OD are the ruinous remains of a small souterrain. The collapsed entrance faces E and opens onto a small hollow conatining a burn. A shallow sink 5m W of the entrance may indicate the line of the passage.
Visited by M Nicolson, March 1991.
R Miket et al 1991; NMRS MS/530.

Add to bibliography:

Miket, Roger 2002. 'The Souterrains of Skye' in Beverley Ballin Smith and Iain Banks (eds). In the Show of the Brochs: The Iron Age in Scotland.

ACFA Survey: Occasional Report no. 80, 2005.

Wildgoose, Martin and Birch, Steven 2008. 'An archaeological assessment of Suisnish Souterrain, Isle of Raasay', Archaeological and Ancient Landscape Report no. 186. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 5555 3485 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG53SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

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