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Islay, An Dun

Shieling Hut(S) (Post Medieval)

Site Name Islay, An Dun

Classification Shieling Hut(S) (Post Medieval)

Canmore ID 38089

Site Number NR45SW 10

NGR NR 432 511

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kildalton And Oa
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR45SW 10 432 511.

NR 433 510. There are two circular hut foundations at the foot of the ridge occupied by fort (NR45SW 9) and to the NE.

F Newall 1964.

There are no hut circles in the area indicated by Newall (1964), but at NR 432 511 at the foot of a rocky knoll is a group of six shielings, of which the two most upstanding examples are presumably the 'foundations' described.

Visited by OS (NKB) 25 March 1979.

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