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Treasured Places

Date 10 August 2007

Event ID 546070

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Treasured Places


Dun Troddan is one of the best-preserved examples of an Iron Age broch in Scotland, consisting of a round tower with dry-stone walls, parts of which survive to over 7m in height. In 1920, excavations revealed a hearth in the centre and places where timber posts once stood, supporting upper levels. Another well-preserved broch, Dun Telve, is situated only 500m away, but it is unknown if they were occupied at the same time.

Information from RCAHMS (SC) 10 August 2007

Ritchie, A and Ritchie, G 1998

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