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Skye, Upper Halistra

Farmstead (Post Medieval)

Site Name Skye, Upper Halistra

Classification Farmstead (Post Medieval)

Canmore ID 70673

Site Number NG25NW 1.04

NGR NG 24308 60315

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

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Field Visit (1 October 1990)

NG25NW 1.04 2430 6030.

This farmstead, which is situated in the midst of lazy-bed cultivation, comprises two buildings of unequal size which have been constructed end-on to one another, a few metres apart, on the E side of a triangular enclosure. The enclosure post-dates the buildings, the more southerly of which has a pen in its NW side. The more northerly, or larger, building measures 9.5m from NNE to SSW by 3.2m transversely within faced rubble walls 1.6m in thickness and 1m in height.

(WAT90 570, 571, 573)

Visited by RCAHMS (PJD) 1 October 1990.

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