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Skye, Dun Taimh

Rune Inscribed Stone (Norse)

Site Name Skye, Dun Taimh

Classification Rune Inscribed Stone (Norse)

Alternative Name(s) Gesto

Canmore ID 319478

Site Number NG33NE 3.01

NGR NG 36329 36683

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

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Field Visit (July 1977)

Runes (two words) have been noted on the Queen Victoria cairn. They were on the lintel of a 'Cupboard' in the cairn. Thus, this stone may have been built into the dun.

Visited by J Close-Brooks (National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland [NMAS]) July 1977; Information from Lady Bromley, Pursey Furze, Buckland, Faringdon, Oxen.

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