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Skye, Dalavil

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skye, Dalavil

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Glen Meadhonach

Canmore ID 11415

Site Number NG50NE 4

NGR NG 585 055

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Sleat
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG50NE 4 585 055.

(NG 585 055) Dalavil: a depopulated township, situated on the N side of Glen Meadhonach, a few feet above sea level, comprises about 6 ruined houses, some with out-buildings, and 3 small enclosures. There are some large areas of lazy-beds along the lower slopes of the valley.

Visited by OS (A S P) 21 June 1961; Visible on RAF air photograph CPE/Scot/UK/ 372: 4009-10.

Recorded in February 1994. Full details are lodged with Dualchas, Skye and Lochalsh Museums Service.

Sponsor: Clan Donald Lands? Trust.

Dualchas 1994d.

A township, comprising one roofed building, seven unroofed buildings, two enclosures and some field walls is depicted on the current edition of the OS 1:10560 map (1968). An enclosure is shown on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1882, sheet lvii).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 3 December 1996.


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