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Dun Alascaig,broch

A Scheduled Monument in East Sutherland and Edderton, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.8508 / 57°51'2"N

Longitude: -4.2648 / 4°15'53"W

OS Eastings: 265685

OS Northings: 886834

OS Grid: NH656868

Mapcode National: GBR H7VZ.766

Mapcode Global: WH3CD.GXDW

Entry Name: Dun Alascaig,broch

Scheduled Date: 18 February 1991

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4964

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: broch

Location: Edderton

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton

Description

A broch measuring overall 17.3m in diameter with a single course of

the outer face occasionally visible. The interior and all other

details are obscured by tumble and vegetation. The area to be

preserved measures 50m in diameter to include the structure described above and an area around it in which features associated with its use will survive, as depicted in red on the attached map.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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