NR4654 : Dun an Rubha Bhudie, Islay

taken 12 years ago, near to Ardtalla, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Dun an Rubha Bhudie, Islay
Dun an Rubha Bhudie, Islay
The land-facing side of this Iron Age fort is protected by three walls. The innermost wall contains traces of vitrified rock, meaning that at some point it has been exposed to an extremely high temperature. In the past it was thought that this phenomenon in forts such as this was evidence of a construction method used to strengthen the defences. Now it is more commonly believed that the fire would have been the result of an attack or accident.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 7 November, 2006
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 466 541 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:42.8332N 6:2.1548W
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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