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Bundalloch

Village (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bundalloch

Classification Village (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 11819

Site Number NG82NE 26

NGR NG 895 275

NGR Description centred on NG 895 275

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Kintail
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

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Bundalloch

William Cumming surveyed this fishing settlement in 1801, but it escaped any formal plan and remains today a ramshackle mix of former thatched houses (some now tin-roofed) and later 'improved' cottages, happily avoiding gentrification despite some modern infill.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NG82NE 26 centred on 895 275

"..a fishing village on the NE shore of Loch Long, contiguous to the fishing village of Dornie.."

The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland, 206

"..a hamlet situated on the E side of Loch Long. The houses are one storey high, slated and in good repair.."

Name Book 1880

Fifty-six roofed and five unroofed buildings are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire 1880, sheet cxxiv). Fourteen roofed and eight unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 8 May 1996

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