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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 768252

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/event/768252

NG47SW 26 4013 7239

(NG 396 722) The township of Score was cleared of two families, together with the town of Osmigarry and both were added to Duntulm (A Mackenzie 1883).

The depopulated township of Score occupies an extensive shelf along the sea-shore, below high cliffs. It comprises some 20 ruined houses and enclosures.

A Mackenzie 1883; Visited by OS (C F W) 27 April 1961.

A township, comprising one roofed building, six unroofed buildings and eight enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch maps (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1878, sheet iv). Twelve unroofed buildings and nine enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1966).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 8 October 1996.

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