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Score, Skye

Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Score, Skye

Classification Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 114695

Site Number NG47SW 26

NGR NG 4013 7239

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

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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