Coll, Dun Foulag

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Site Type NATURAL FEATURE
Canmore ID 21572
Site Number NM15NE 6
NGR NM 1750 5908
Council ARGYLL AND BUTE
Parish COLL
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District ARGYLL AND BUTE
Former County ARGYLL
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Archaeological Notes

NM15NE 6 1750 5908.

Dun Foulag is situated 1200 yds NE of An Caisteal, on an isolated rock of no great size, on the shore near the S point of Bagh Craimneach. Apart from its traditional name, and the existence of slight walls to the SE, where there are also many fallen stones at the base, this dun is not well-marked, though by no means of doubtful character. The rock is most abrupt, with a single access to the E.
E Beveridge 1903.

Dun Foulag, at NM 1750 5908, is a natural rocky knoll with no trace of antiquity. The 'slight walls' at its base in the SE are modern and the 'fallen stones' are beach stones.
Visited by OS (R L) 20 June 1972.

 
Books and References

Beveridge, E (1903) Coll and Tiree: their prehistoric forts and ecclesiastical antiquities with notices of ancient remains in the Treshnish Isles, [s.l.] (Edinburgh)
Page(s): 12 Held at RCAHMS D.11.12.COL

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