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Field Visit

Date 21 November 1976

Event ID 589632

Category Recording

Type Field Visit

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/589632

The remains of this vitrified fort at Dunagoil (name confirmed) are generally as described in the previous information. The wall in the extreme NW corner, as well as being a good example of vitrifaction also has a length of outer face visible. There is no inner face remaining however and no thickness of wall can be determined. The walling on the E is grass-covered but appears to have been 3.5m in width. Excavation on this side has exposed a short length of wall face running transversely to the main wall and possibly representing an entrance. A similar gap has been exposed in the middle of the S side where the wall is only recognisable as a low grass-covered scarp. Some turf has been lifted from the middle of the fort to uncover a considerable amount of loose stone. There is however no trace of the later cross wall mentioned in the previous information.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (B S) 21 November 1976.

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