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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | An Dun, Killunaig/Torrans
    structure The wall surrounds an internal court measuring 30 m by 14 m and is now little more than a grass covered band of rubble said to be about 0 3 m high but now almost indistinguishable The dun is protected on all but the east side by vertical rock faces The entrance is on the east side where the ground slopes away Here the wall is better preserved and

    Original URL path: http://www.mull-historical-society.co.uk/daily-life/castles-fortifications/duns/an-dun-torrans/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | An Sean Dun
    m thick and faced with large blocks encloses an internal court approximately 9 m in diameter The circuit of the inner face is complete and that of the outer face nearly so The best preserved stretches of the outer face are on the north where the wall stands to a height of 1 m The entrance on the ESE has been protected by an outwork running from the cliff edge

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Cnoc na Sroine
    falls steeply away on the north east side It is oval in plan The wall is 3 m thich and considerable stretches of the inner and outer faces remain The best preserved section of the outer face is on the south side where it stands 1 6 m high and slopes inwards as it gains height The entrance is about 1 8 m wide and is on the WSW side

    Original URL path: http://www.mull-historical-society.co.uk/daily-life/castles-fortifications/duns/cnoc-na-sleibhe/ (2016-02-17)
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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Cruach Sleibhe
    surrounded on the south east by a steep rock face and on the north west by boggy ground It is oval in shape but the single wall has been heavily robbed leaving only a scattering of grass covered debris surrounding all but the south east side of the summit of the outcrop The internal enclosure measures 14 m by 9 5 m The position of the entrance is unclear A

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun a Chiabhaig
    it is protected by rocky slopes or vertical rock faces It is roughly oval in plan the internal enclosure measuring 30 m by 15 5 m The single stone wall appears to have varied in thickness but would have been 4 5 m thick on the north west side It is now little more than a low bank or stony scarp in which a number of outer facing stones can

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun a Geard
    rocky spur It can be approached from the north via a narrow saddle but is protected on all other sides by steep rocky slopes that fall away to the seashore 30 m below It is a galleried dun roughly sub rectangular in shape The enclosure measures 11 m by 9 m The stone wall can be traced for most of its circuit and varies in thickness from about 4 3 m to about 4 2 m On the north side it rises to a height of 0 7 m above the debris outside but on the flanks of the spur only the lowest course of stone is still in place Very few inner facing stones survive There are traces of an intramural gallery in the thickness of the wall There are diametrically opposed entrances on the north east and south west On the north side a massive boulder faced rubble cored rivetting wall abuts the dun wall It is 1 8 m thick and stands 1 5 m high in the centre of the spur rising to 2 2 m where it meets the dun wall It appears to have been interrupted opposite the entrance to the dun and may

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun Aisgain
    faces of the wall can be traced It averages 2 3 m in thickness but increases to 2 75 m on each side of the west facing entrance It is well preserved particularly on the north west side where the outer face reaches a height of 2 25 m rising vertically from the ground for 1 5 m and sloping inwards above this point Here the inner face stands 1 75 m high A 0 3 m wide internal gallery can be seen in the thickness of the wall in several places The entrance narrows from 1 1 m at its inner end to only 0 8 m at its outer end but about half way along the passage it broadens to as much as 1 35 m where it is checked for a wooden door The summit around the outside of the dun has been surrounded by a stone walled outwork This is best preserved on the south east where it stands to 1 9 m but for the most part it is little more than a low grass covered band of stony debris The location of its entrance is unclear but may be to the west opposite the

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun Aoidhean, Erraid
    by a 12 8 m sheer rock face on the east side that decreases progressively to 3 2 m on the west The dun is irregular in shape and measures about 21 m by 17 m internally The wall survives only on the west side where a light spread of rubble core material can be seen A few outer facing stones are still in place There is no wall surviving

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