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Raasay, Oskaig

Enclosure(S) (Period Unassigned), Mound(S) (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval), Structure(S) (Period Unassigned), Track (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Raasay, Oskaig

Classification Enclosure(S) (Period Unassigned), Mound(S) (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval), Structure(S) (Period Unassigned), Track (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 132713

Site Number NG53NW 56

NGR NG 5478 3852

NGR Description Centred on NG 5478 3852

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NG53NW 56 Centred on 5478 3852

NG 547 383 and NG 552 402 The survey of Oskaig and Holoman was carried out by ACFA in April 1995 as part of a continuing survey of the Island of Raasay. The survey team were: I Hughson, A Johnstone, A Macdonald, W Duggan, G Hearns, D McKay, J Waterton, J Macdonald and J S Wood.

NG 5471 3850 Sub-rectangular structure 5m by 2.5m.

NG 5472 3850 Oval scoop 2.5m by 1.5m.

NG 5476 3852 Terrace of six houses called Manitoba.

NG 5473 3851 Grassy mound 8m in diameter and 1.7m high.

NG 5475 3853 Parallel stony rickles 20m in length.

NG 5476 3852 Sub-rectangular structure 9m by 4.5m.

NG 5478 3852 Sub-circular structure 4m by 3.5m.

NG 5478 3852 Grassy mounds the largest measures 9m diameter.

NG 5478 3852 Sub-circular structure 5m by 4m.

NG 5473 3846 D-shaped enclosure 5m long.

NG 5479 3844 Old track from the main road to Manitoba.

NG 5482 3846 Area of rig.

NG 5487 3843 Sub-rectangular structure 5m by 3m.

NG 5487 3845 Sub-rectangular enclosure 8m by 4m.

NG 5487 3846 Semi-circular enclosure 7m by 4m.

NG 5487 3846 Sub-circular enclosure 5.5m by 5m.

J Macdonald and J S Wood 1995.

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