The Broch of Dun Troddan, Gleann Beag, Glenelg, Inverness-shire

Alexander Curle (Author)


Keyword(s):
Rotary Quern, Galleries Eleven Postholes, Bead, Animal Bone, Missiles, Bone
Period(s):
1549, Fourteenth Century

Abstract


Dun Troddan also known as the Upper Broch lies a quarter of a mile from Dun Telve, the Lower Broch. Excavation revealed that the ground plan of Dun Troddan survived intact while in part it survives to a height of 25 feet showing remains of three galleries. Eleven postholes and hearths survived in the interior. Artefacts included worked bone, burnt animal bone. a paste bead, part of a rotary quern and a large number of ovoid pebbles which may have served as missiles.

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Published
30-11-1921
How to Cite
Curle, A. (1921). The Broch of Dun Troddan, Gleann Beag, Glenelg, Inverness-shire. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 55, 83-94. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/7505
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