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Skye, Uig Tower

Tower (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Skye, Uig Tower

Classification Tower (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Round Tower

Canmore ID 99462

Site Number NG36SE 18

NGR NG 39555 63347

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

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Tower, c.1860. Drum-like folly guarding the bay from its southern headland opposite Rubha Idrigil. It was built for Major William Fraser, owner of Kilmuir estate from 1855. (The house, Uig Lodge, was washed away in the great flood of 1877 just after he had organised Sky's last clearances.)

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

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