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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 658316

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NG54NE 1 5846 4627

For adjacent chapel, see NG54NE 5.

(NG 5846 4627) Brochel Castle (NR) (In Ruins)

OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1904).

Non-Guardship Sites Plan Collection, DC23119.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Brochel Castle was in existence in 1549, and perhaps as early as Duntulm Castle, ie. mid-15th century.

Full description in RCAHMS (1928).

RCAHMS 1928; M Martin 1934; S Gordon 1935; S Gordon 1950.

Brochel Castle, as planned and illustrated by RCAHMS, is in ruinous condition.

Visited by OS (A S P) 12 June 1961.

Site recorded during the survey of the townships of Glame, Manish More, Brochel, and the farmsteads of Doire Domhain plus the surrounding area carried out by ACFA in April 1997. A full report has been lodged with the NMRS.

NG 5848 4627 Ruins of Brochel Castle reported in the RCAHMS 1928 inventory.

Sponsors: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Glasgow Archaeological Society, CBA Challenge Funding.

J Macdonald and J Scott Wood 1997.

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