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TITLE
Dun Chathach, Rubha nan Carn, Loch Etive, Argyll & Bute
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_222_P330
PLACENAME
Rubha nan Carn
DISTRICT
North Lorn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn
DATE OF IMAGE
1879
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31037
KEYWORDS
Loch Etive
Sons of Uisnach
duns
Dun Chathach, Rubha nan Carn, Loch Etive, Argyll & Bute

Dun Cathich or Dun Chathach sits on a prominent hill above Rubha nan Carn on the shores of Loch Etive. A dun is an ancient settlement on rising ground. This circular dun is over 18 metres in diameter and at one time the surrounding wall was about 3.5 metres thick. Today it is reduced to a low grass-covered bank. There are three gaps in the wall but it is uncertain which one would have been the entrance.

The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879

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Dun Chathach, Rubha nan Carn, Loch Etive, Argyll & Bute

ARGYLL: Ardchattan and Muckairn

1870s

Loch Etive; Sons of Uisnach; duns

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Dun Cathich or Dun Chathach sits on a prominent hill above Rubha nan Carn on the shores of Loch Etive. A dun is an ancient settlement on rising ground. This circular dun is over 18 metres in diameter and at one time the surrounding wall was about 3.5 metres thick. Today it is reduced to a low grass-covered bank. There are three gaps in the wall but it is uncertain which one would have been the entrance. <br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loch Etive and The Sons of Uisnach', published by MacMillan & Co, 1879