MHG8174 - Possible Dun, Cnoc Fair an Duin


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Type and Period (3)

  • (Alternate Type) DUN? (Iron Age - 550 BC to 560 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) TOWER? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH67NE 4 centred 662 754.
Cnoc Fair' an Duin (NAT) OS 6" map, Ros-shire, 2nd ed., (1907)

A hill situated on the ridge of Knoc corr Guinie and SE of Druim na Fheidh. (Sig. "Watch hill of the Tower".) There may have been a tower on this hill at some remote time, but if there was, it has been swept away as no vestiges of it are now to be seen.
Name Book 1874.

No evidence of a fortification seen. No further information.
Visited by OS (E G C) 9 May 1963.

The name Cnoc Fair an Duin is applied on OS 6" map, (1969) to a boggy saddle, an unlikely place for an antiquity and certainly not a situation for a broch or dun. Nil antiquity.
Visited by OS (A A) 5 November 1970.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6619 7520 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH67NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish ROSSKEEN

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