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Dun Ibrig

Stone Fort / Dun

<b>Dun Ibrig</b>Posted by markj99Image © Mark Johnstone
Nearest Town:Tobermory (50km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   NM02594440 / Sheet: 46
Latitude:56° 29' 50.94" N
Longitude:   6° 50' 0.97" W

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Dun Ibrig lies 1 mile W of Scarinish, the largest community on Tiree. The site may be a ruined broch or a dun according to Canmore ID 21533 (go to Links).
The Broch/Dun is situated on a virtual island surrounded by very boggy marshland leading up to a circle of water. I made my way carefully to the edge of the dun but the water was too deep to proceed further. I did get to see the outer stone wall surrounding large stones in the centre.
From Scarinish head W and take the 1st R after 1.5 miles. After 400 yards park up and head due E into the bog. Maybe Dun Ibrig will be accessible in a dry summer or frozen winter.
Posted by markj99
14th September 2020ce

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Canmore ID 21533


Dun Ibrig: a broch or a dun?
Posted by markj99
14th September 2020ce