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Publication Account

Date 1985

Event ID 1018751

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Publication Account


This castle, a residence of the MacDonalds of SIeat, stands on a low knoll, protected by crags on the south and west sides, but is approached without much difficulty from the north. The west wall and parts of the south wall stand to a height of at least two storeys but the remainder of the walls are mostly ruinous and turf covered. The site is of architectural interest, however, as it may be the only example of a 'hall-house' to be seen in Skye and the Outer Hebrides.

Information from ‘Exploring Scotland’s Heritage: Argyll and the Western Isles’, (1985).

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