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Dun Cnoc a'Sga

Stone Fort / Dun

<b>Dun Cnoc a'Sga</b>Posted by LesHamiltonImage © Les Hamilton
Nearest Town:Uig (23km NNE)
OS Ref (GB):   NG25644475 / Sheet: 23
Latitude:57° 24' 36.59" N
Longitude:   6° 34' 9.17" W

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Visited: September 3, 2014

If you follow the B884 southwest from Dunvegan, then branch left to follow the road to Orbost for about one kilometre, you will pass the remains of the fort of Dùn Cnoc a'Sga on your right. The dùn sits atop an impressive rock-girt outcrop about 150 metres across the heather to the west, but access to the summit is straightforward.

Very little of the original fortifications remains, though a sprinkling of loose blocks gives a fair impression of the original outline, and sections of the foundation course endure to the northwest and southeast. A feature of the summit is a "circular cairn about 7.0 metres in diameter and 1.0 metre high, surmounted by a small modern cairn" (RCAHMS description).
LesHamilton Posted by LesHamilton
15th October 2014ce
Edited 15th October 2014ce