Font Size

100% 150% 200%

Background Colour

Default Contrast
Close Reset

Camastianavaig, Skye

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

Site Name Camastianavaig, Skye

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

Canmore ID 119609

Site Number NG53NW 43

NGR NG 507 394

NGR Description centred on NG 507 394

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
Canmore Disclaimer. © Copyright and database right 2019.

Toggle Aerial | View on large map

Digital Images


Administrative Areas

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



A crofting township comprising forty-nine roofed, nine unroofed buildings, one of which is a long building of three compartments, their associated enclosures and field walls and two phases of head-dyke is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire, Isle of Skye 1879, sheet xxx). Twenty-nine roofed, one partially roofed, twenty unroofed buildings and the head-dykes are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1986).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 7 November 1996


MyCanmore Image Contributions

Contribute an Image

MyCanmore Text Contributions