MHG6674 - Promontory Fort - Rigg


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Type and Period (1)

  • PROMONTORY FORT (Early Bronze Age to Pictish - 2400 BC? to 900 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NG55NW 6 5237 5790

Promontory fort bounded to NE and SW by the cliff-edge falling 15m into the sea below. A wall measuring about 2m in thickness cuts off the promontory, standing to a height of 0.8m and composed of large boulders. An entrance lies towards the SW end. The area enclosed averages 24m
from N to S by 13m from E to W.
Information from R Miket, November 1990.

This site was included in the Atlas of Hillforts of Britain and Ireland online database. See link below for site entry. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 5236 5790 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG55NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SNIZORT

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