MHG7692 - Broch, An Dun
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Type and Period (1)
- BROCH (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
- None recorded
NG84SW 2 8362 4044.
Fort (NR) (Site of) OS 6"map, Ross-shire, 2nd ed., (1905)
At Langanduin, Kishorn, Mackenzie describes a circular building or "duin", which Anderson calls a broch (J Anderson 1890), though Graham (A Graham 1949) says that available info is inconclusive. Watson (1904) describes it as "a hillfort still traceable, though much broken".
NSA (Rev J Mackenzie) 1845; J Anderson 1890; A Graham 1949; W J Watson 1904.
Dun (NR) (site of) OS 1:10,000 map, (1971)
All that remains is an amorphous, heavily quarried, turf-covered stony mound c21m diameter and 1m high. No trace of walling survives, but size and situation of mound together with curvilinear nature of some of quarrying (suggesting galleries) suggests a broch rather than a fort or dun.
Site surveyed at 1:10,000. (visited by OS (J M) 15 April 1965)
Visited by OS (J M) 22 May 1974.
LAG an DUIN (‘Langanduin’)
Possible broch near Kishorn in Lochcarron, Ross and Cromarty, of which nothing is left now but a quarried and turf-covered stony mound about 21.0m in diameter and 1.0m high. A circular building was seen on the site in 1845 .
Sources: 1. NMRS site no. NG 84 SW 2: 2. New Statistical Account 1845, 14, 110: 3. Anderson 1890, 193 (list): 4. Watson 1904, 193: 5. Graham 1947, 97 (list). <1>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Anderson, J. 1873. ''Notice of the excavation of the brochs of Yarhouse, Brounaben, Bowermadden, Old Stirkake, and Dunbeath in Caithness; with remarks on the period of the brochs, and an appendix, containing a collected list of the brochs of Scotland, and early notices of m. Archaeol Scot. 131-98. 193.
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Graham, A. 1949. 'Some observations on the brochs', Proc Soc Antiq Scot Vol. 81 1946-7, p.48-99. Proc Soc Antiq Scot. 48-99. 97.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: NSA. 1845. The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy. Vol. 14, Ross-shire, 110.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Watson, W J. 1904. Place names of Ross and Cromarty. 193.
- <1> Text/Publication/Monograph: Mackie, E.. 2007. The Roundhouses, Brochs and Wheelhouses of Atlantic Scotland c.700 BC - AD 500: Architecture and material culture Part 2 (I & II) The Northern and Southern Mainland and the Western Islands. BAR British Series. 444. Paperback. LAG an DUIN.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8361 4043 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11921 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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