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TITLE
Dun Dornaigil, Strathmore
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_1438_P027
PLACENAME
Dun Dornadilla / Dun Dornaigil
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND
DATE OF IMAGE
1831
PERIOD
1830s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31439
KEYWORDS
brochs
walls
lintels
stones
Historic Scotland
Dun Dornaigil, Strathmore

Dun Dornaigil (or Dornadilla) broch (stone tower) stands about 10 miles south of Hope in Sutherland.

Only the outer wall of the broch survives and is now supported by a modern buttress. The inner wall has collapsed into the broch making it impossible to enter. Within the wall there is a stone staircase that would have lead up to narrow galleries. One of the major features of the broch is the massive triangular lintel above the entrance.

The structure is now owned by Historic Scotland.
This illustration is taken from 'The Scottish Gael or Celtic Manners' by James Logan

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Dun Dornaigil, Strathmore

SUTHERLAND

1830s

brochs; walls; lintels; stones; Historic Scotland

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Dun Dornaigil (or Dornadilla) broch (stone tower) stands about 10 miles south of Hope in Sutherland.<br /> <br /> Only the outer wall of the broch survives and is now supported by a modern buttress. The inner wall has collapsed into the broch making it impossible to enter. Within the wall there is a stone staircase that would have lead up to narrow galleries. One of the major features of the broch is the massive triangular lintel above the entrance.<br /> <br /> The structure is now owned by Historic Scotland.<br /> This illustration is taken from 'The Scottish Gael or Celtic Manners' by James Logan