Islay, Caisteal Mhic Dhomhnuill
Site Type CAIRN (POSSIBLE)
Canmore ID 37643
Site Number NR35NE 1
NGR NR 3644 5994
Council ARGYLL AND BUTE
Parish KILLAROW AND KILMENY
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District ARGYLL AND BUTE
Former County ARGYLL
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
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|Notes and Activities|
NR35NE 1 3644 5994.
(NR 3644 5992) Caisteal Mhic Dhomhnuill (NR) (Site of)
OS 6" map, Argyllshire, 2nd ed., (1900)
This feature is a raised green knoll, said to be the remains of a castle of the Macdonalds.
Name Book 1878
Situated on a level shelf 500m SE of Neriby, and overlooking the Mulindry Bridge over the River Laggan, there is an accumulation of small stones spread over an area measuring about 22m across. Numerous robber-scoops, visible both round the perimeter and elsewhere, indicate that many stones have been removed, leaving the remainder surviving to a height of up to 1m.
RCAHMS 1984, visited June 1975
The mutilated and partially turf covered remains of a cairn up to 25m in diameter and surviving to a height of 1m.
Divorced survey at 1:2500.
Visited by OS (BS) 10 June 1978.
|Books and References|
Ordnance Survey (Name Book) Object Name Books of the Ordnance Survey (6 inch and 1/2500 scale). Held at RCAHMS on micro fiche.
Page(s): Book No. 40, 65 Held at RCAHMS Ref
RCAHMS (1984a) The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Argyll: an inventory of the monuments volume 5: Islay, Jura, Colonsay and Oronsay, Edinburgh
Page(s): 331, No.448 Held at RCAHMS A.1.1.INV/23