View SW of Dun Ardtreck, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK: a small Iron Age fort on a terraced rocky knoll on the W coast of Ardtreck Point, Loch Harport.
Contributor:Mick Sharp / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:5623 x 4283 px | 47.6 x 36.3 cm | 18.7 x 14.3 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:29 August 2012
Location:Dun Ardtreck, Portnalong, Bracadale, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK
View SW of Dun Ardtreck, Isle of Skye, Scotland, UK: a small Iron Age fort on a terraced rocky knoll on the W coast of Ardtreck Point at the mouth of Loch Harport. The D-shaped galleried dun has features similar to a broch tower: rebated entrance passage with door-check, bar-hole & guard cell, & galleries within the double-skinned wall. The knoll rises 15m from the sea & 7.5m from the hollow on the E. A stone wall with an entrance on the E created an enclosure between the edge of the knoll & the dun. Oronsay isle & Ullinish Point are to rear R, Gob na h-Oa headland to rear L.