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Dunan nan Con,dun,hut circles,enclosures & field system

A Scheduled Monument in Kintyre and the Islands, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.0489 / 56°2'56"N

Longitude: -6.2166 / 6°12'59"W

OS Eastings: 137533

OS Northings: 692025

OS Grid: NR375920

Mapcode National: GBR CD1Q.MB8

Mapcode Global: WGYFP.G7Y5

Entry Name: Dunan nan Con,dun,hut circles,enclosures & field system

Scheduled Date: 4 October 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM5074

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: dun; Secular: house

Location: Colonsay and Oronsay

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Kintyre and the Islands

Traditional County: Argyllshire


The scheduled area comprises a dun, a group of hut circles, four small enclosures, a field system, a linear stone-revetted bank, a ruined rectangular building, a patch of rig-and-furrow cultivation, a section of abandoned roadway and several shieling-like structures, enclosed within an area 380m E-W by 420m N-S, as shown in red on the accompanying plan.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The site is of national importance for the evidence that it provides, and has the potential to provide, for land use and settlement in the Bronze Age and Iron Age and in later periods.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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