NG5150 : Ruins at South Holm

taken 8 years ago, near to Fiurnean [hill or Mountain], Highland, Great Britain

Ruins at South Holm
Ruins at South Holm
There is not a lot left of the buildings and enclosures that were once the busy village of South Holm. The settlement was built in the late 17th century, but was completely deserted by 1875. It is worth noting that most of the houses are built on a considerable slope, so to achieve a level floor inside, the interiors must have had steps. The layout of the buildings show up better from the clifftop above, see NG5150 : Looking down on South Holm settlement.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye  Holm 
Primary Subject of Photo
Ruin 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5186 5050 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:28.5977N 6:8.4507W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5184 5051
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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