MHG7692 - Broch, An Dun

Summary

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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8361 4043 (70m by 70m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG84SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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