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TITLE
Danish Fort, Skye
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_351A_2_P337
PLACENAME
Struan
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Bracadale
DATE OF IMAGE
1776
PERIOD
1760s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31149
KEYWORDS
forts
Danish Fort, Skye

This illustration was taken from 'A Tour in Scotland' by Thomas Pennant. It shows an example of a Danish Fort situated on the Isle of Skye. Circular in shape, the outside diameter measures sixty feet, the inside forty two. Inside the fort there are five rooms, one in the centre and four surrounding it. The walls are eighteen feet high and the entrance, six feet

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Danish Fort, Skye

INVERNESS: Bracadale

1760s

forts

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

This illustration was taken from 'A Tour in Scotland' by Thomas Pennant. It shows an example of a Danish Fort situated on the Isle of Skye. Circular in shape, the outside diameter measures sixty feet, the inside forty two. Inside the fort there are five rooms, one in the centre and four surrounding it. The walls are eighteen feet high and the entrance, six feet