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DUN MHIC PHI, LEWIS - BUILDING (Undated), DUN? (Undated), SITE (Undated)

DUN MHIC PHI, LEWIS - BUILDING (Undated), DUN? (Undated), SITE (Undated)

Summary:

BUILDING (Undated)
DUN? (Undated)
SITE (Undated)
Possible island dun, sub-rectangular building

Location:

NB 2969 1075

Full description:

NB21SE 1 2969 1075.

(NB 2969 1075) Dun Mhic Phi (NAT)
OS 6"map, (1965)

A small ruin on the summit of a small island, in which lived a man named MacPhail at an early period.
Name Book 1851.

Dun Mhic Phi, a rocky tidal islet surmounted by the footings of a crude sub-rectangular building of no great age. Local tradition asserts that the island was the refuge of MacPhail, an outlaw. There is no suggestion of a dun.
Visited by OS (N K B) 26 June 1969.

References:

Original Name Books of the Ordnance Survey, Name Books of the Ordnance Survey. Book No. 121, 21

Acknowledgement:

Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006.

 

Title: DUN MHIC PHI, LEWIS - BUILDING (Undated), DUN? (Undated), SITE (Undated)
Record Type: Historical/ Archaeological Sites
Type: Site
SMR Record ID: MWE4139
Grid Ref Northing: 910750
Grid Ref Easting: 129690
Record Maintained By: CEP
Subject Id: 32186