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Skiary, Loch Hourn

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skiary, Loch Hourn

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 87552

Site Number NG90NW 1

NGR NG 9290 0710

NGR Description centred NG 9290 0710

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Glenelg (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG90NW 1 centred 9290 0710

NG 929 071 On the S shore of Loch Hourn on either side of Allt Coire Mhicrail are the ruins of some 15 buildings both gabled and hip roofed, most of which stand to wall-head height. At the time of the survey for the First Edition OS map most were shown as roofed. Currently only one building is occupied.

R C Callander 1995.

Depicted as a cluster of roofed buildings on OS 1st ed. map of Inverness-shire (Mainland sheet 78, 1876).

Information from RCAHMS (KM) 26 October 1995.

A township, comprising nine roofed buildings, one partially roofed building, two unroofed buildings and five enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1876, sheet lxxviii). One roofed building, ten unroofed buildings and four enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1971).

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 1 August 1996.


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