MHG7708 - Broch, Creagan Bana


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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NG87NE 1 865 796.

There is a 'Pictish broch or round house' on Craig Bhan, on the north-east side of the river Ewe, half-way between Poolewe and Inversan, within two hundred yards of the road.
J H Dixon 1886.

Not located. Visited by OS (J T Todd) 6 October 1964.

NG87 1 CRAIG BRAN (‘Creagan Bana’)
Possible broch in Gairloch, Ross and Cromarty, which has not been located in modern times [1]. It was referred to as a “Pictish broch or roundhouse” in 1886 [2].
Sources: 1. NMRS site no. NG87 NE 1: 2. Dixon 1886, 97. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 8650 7959 (70m by 70m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG87NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish GAIRLOCH

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