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Lewis, Great Bernera, Loch Baravat, Dun Baravat

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    4089
  • Site type
    BROCH, GALLERIED DUN
  • Parish
    UIG
  • Council
    ROSS AND CROMARTY
  • NGR
    NB 15598 35563
  • Latitude, longitude
    58.216721N, 6.844871W
  • Archeological notes
    NB13NE 2 15598 35563 (NB 1558 3555) Dun Baravat (NR) OS 6" map, (1965) Dun Baravat, a galleried dun occupying an islet connected to the shore by a causeway 100' long. It measures internally 40' by 30' within the ruin of a galleried wall, the north sector of which still stands to a height of 11', measures 8' in thickness, and exhibits the remains of part of a scarcement and an upper gallery. A secondary building lies partly within and partly over the ruin of the wall. R W Feachem 1963; RCAHMS 1928, visited 1914. Dun Baravat is as described and planned by the RCAHMS. A basal gallery 0.8m wide, beneath that described, has been exposed for a length of about 3.1m. Visited by OS (N K B) 22 June 1969. Alternatively classified as broch. J N G Ritchie and M Harman 1985.
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 4089 (27/9/2004)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the broch with the causeway adjacent, taken from the SE.
  • 4089 (27/9/2004)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the broch with the causeway adjacent, taken from the SW.
  • 4089 (27/9/2004)
    Oblique aerial view centred on the remains of the broch with the causeway adjacent, taken from the WSW.
  • 4089 ()
    RCAHMS
  • 4089 ()
    View towards dun and causeway. Inventory figure 30.
  • 4089 ()
    Best part of wall, at E. end, shows 2 storeys of intra mura l chambers or galleries M.Harman 1978
  • 4089 ()
    Best part of wall, at E. end, shows 2 storeys of intra mura l chambers or galleries M.Harman 1978
  • 4089 ()
    Best part of wall,inner face, at W. end of N. side M.Harman 1 978
  • 4089 (1978)
    From S.E. M.Harman
  • 4089 (1978)
    From E. M.Harman
  • 4089 (1978)
    Wall on E. side - shows batter on outer face M. Harman
  • 4089 ()
    Wall on E. side from S. - Inner face
  • 4089 (1978)
    From N. showing causeway (Best side of wall) M. Harman
  • 4089 ()
    From N.E. showing part of causeway (Best area of wall face & hole in wall(not entrance) )
  • 4089 (1978)
    From N.E. M.Harman
  • 4089 (1978)
    General view from N. M.Harman 1978 Dun Barabhat (Dun is on Islet in centre of photo)
  • 4089 (1985)
    Causeway from loch.
  • 4089 (1985)
    Ground level gallery.
  • 4089 (1985)
    Door lintel, scarcement and upper gallery.
  • 4089 (1985)
    Ledge scarcement, inner face.
  • 4089 (1985)
    View across interior.
  • 4089 (1985)
    Outer wallface on North West.
  • 4089 (1985)
    North West side - cell or doorway.
  • 4089 (1985)
    View from shore showing causeway.
  • 4089 (1985)
    View from shore.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1328617 (1863)
    Section and elevation of Dun Baravat.
  • 1328616 (1863)
    Site plan for Dun Baravat.

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 4089 (1863)
    Section and elevation of Dun Baravat.
  • 4089 (1863)
    Site plan for Dun Baravat.
  • 4089 (23/7/1923)
    Plane-table survey: Dun Baravat.
  • 4089 (1923)
    Publication drawing: Dun Baravat.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 343747 ()
    ;plan ink 1":10' RCAHMS
  • 336513 ()
    View towards dun and causeway. Inventory figure 30.

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 4089 (1950)
    Field Notes Basil Megaw & Sir Lindsay Scott c.1950

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Ross-shire (Island of Lewis), Sheet 171850-3