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.
- --- 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.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8361 4043 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11921 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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