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South Uist, Glen Corodale, Prince's Cave

Cave (Period Unassigned)

Site Name South Uist, Glen Corodale, Prince's Cave

Classification Cave (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 10145

Site Number NF83SW 1

NGR NF 8335 3130

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish South Uist
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NF83SW 1 8335 3130.

(NF 8335 3130) Prince's Cave (NAT)

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

Prince Charlie's Cave in Corrodale Glen, South Uist is very small, suitable for a few men in hiding. Prince Charles Edward found shelter in it in the summer of 1746.

J W Dougal 1937; NSA (Rev R Maclean) 1845.

Prince Charlie's Cave lies at the top of a steep slope, in a rock face, 20.0m from the remains of a cottage. It is 1.6m high by 3.0m deep and 3.4 metres wide.

Visited by OS (R D) 17 May 1965.


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