Region : Highlands Home
District : Sutherland Map
Area : Strath More List
Grid Reference : NC 457 450 Glossary
Period : 1st mill. BC-1st mill. AD Bibliography
Dun Dornaigil
(Dun Dornadilla)

Dun Dornaigil image

A ruined broch, standing in a superb position on a low terrace above the Strathmore river (Sutherland). A distinguishing feature is the massive triangular lintel over the debris-blocked entrance. The interior is also full of rubble.
This ruined broch stands generally 1.8m to 3.3m high but rises to 6.7m on the north-east. Only the outer face of the wall survives: the inner one has collapsed and now a modern buttress supports the surviving wall.
Within the wall's thickness a stone stairway gave access to several narrow galleries.
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