NG3335 : Dun Ardtreck / Dłn Ard Treig

taken 3 years ago, near to Fiskavaig, Highland, Great Britain

Dun Ardtreck / Dùn Ard Treig
Dun Ardtreck / Dłn Ard Treig
This broch stands on a precipice and is walled for about two thirds of its circumference; on the remaining side there is a sheer drop of some 50 feet into the sea. There is a gallery 3 feet wide within the thickness of the wall. LinkExternal link

The broch guards the seaward approach to the fjord of Loch Harport. In the background can be seen Idrigill Point, the southern extremity of the Duirinish peninsula, and to its left on the horizon the island of South Uist in the Outer Hebrides. To the far right, across Loch Bracadale, is the unmistakable profile of Healabhal Beag, the more southerly of Macleod's Tables.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Broch 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 3350 3580 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:20.0741N 6:25.8086W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 3354 3582
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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