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Settlement on the Western Seaboard c. AD300-800: Dalriada and North Uist

Ewan J. Innes, MA(Hons Scot. Hist.) FSA Scot

1993

Synopsis:  This essay describes the settlement patterns on the western seaboard of Scotland from AD300-800.

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Forts, Duns and Settlement Sites for Map II

Forts & Duns

1 Allt an Dubhair NR948974 28 Dun Chuain NR842911
2 Do. (S. side) NR989973 29 Dun Cragaig NR838963
3 Ardifuir NR789969 30 Dun Dubh NM863047
4 Ardifuir II NR791974 31 Dun Mac Samhainn NM826004
5 Barluasgan NR787911 32 Dun Mhic Choish NM846013
6 Brr a'Chuirn NR814980 33 Dun Mhulig NM777020
7 Brr Crom NR807985 34 Dun Mr, Ballymeanoch NR843972
8 Binnein Mor NR860958 35 Dun Mr, Dunamuck NR844924
9 Brouch an Druimein NR820972 36 Dun Mr, Kilmahumaig NR790938
10 Castle Dounie NR767932 37 Dun na h'Iolaire NR788965
11 Coill' an Righ NR843962 38 Dun na Maraig NR852906
12 Creag a'Chapuill NM855025 39 Dun na Muic NR842923
13 Creag a'Mhadaidh NM822003 40 Dun na Nighinn NM849028
14 Creag Dhubh (near) NR884952 41 Dun Righ, Eilean Righ NM798011
15 Druim an Achanarnich NM769028 42 'Duntroon', vitrified fort NR803960
16 Druim an Duin NR781912 43 Duntroon NR794955
17 Duine NM791028 44 Eilean na Nighinn NM796025
18 Dunadd NR836936 45 Eilean Righ (1) NM804022
19 Dunadd II NR845938 46 Eilean Righ (2) NM800015
20 Dun Ailne NM783045 47 Finchairn NM906043
21 Dun an Fheidh NR788969 48 Kilmahumaig NR791935
22 Dunardry NR824913 49 Kirnan Hill NR867973
23 Dun Arnal NM819041 50 Loch Glashan NR923930
24 Dun Aird NR764992 51 Loch Michean NR801987
25 Dun Brr Mr, Barrackan NM781032 52 Toman Dunaiche NR943974
26 Dun Bonnach Mr NM774036 53 Torbhlaren NR867943
27 Dun Chonnallaich NM855037 54 Fiadhach Bhrr NR856946

Crannogs

Settlement Sites up to C12

55 Ederline Loch NM867026 64 Barrnakill, Dunardry NR825920
56 Do. NM868029 65 Do. NR821915
57 Loch Awe NM883040 66 Barrnakill, Old Portalloch NM805007
58 Do. NM889039 67 Brouch an Druimmin NR820972
59 Do. NM902044 68 Crinan Moss NR813934
60 Loch Glashan NR916924 69 Ederline NM877041
61 Do. (Medieval) NR917925
62 Loch Leathan NR875983
63 Loch Loran NR910906

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