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Torran A'chleibh

Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Site Name Torran A'chleibh

Classification Hut Circle (Prehistoric)

Canmore ID 11795

Site Number NG81NW 4

NGR NG 8380 1730

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Glenelg (Skye And Lochalsh)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG81NW 4 8380 1730.

(Area: NG 838 174). A fragmentary and grass-grown circle of stones is situated between Glenelg and Glen Beag at about 500' OD and just E of Correry Farm, and Dun Trotan. It has an internal diameter of c. 30' with a wall 5' thick. Some of the stones are large.

L Bogle 1895.

This is a circular stone-walled house in a poor state of preservation at NG 8380 1730.

It is visible as a platform set into a SW-facing slope, surrounded by a mutilated wall measuring 10.0m between its centres. Entrance not evident.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (A A) 26 June 1974.

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