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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun nan Gall
    and grassy slopes offer a comparatively easy approach The internal enclosure measures 26 m by 13 5 m and was defended on all but the north east side by a dry stone wall No artificial defence was necessary to the north east where the shear cliff offered natural protection The dry stone wall remains as a low grass covered band of core material about 3 0 m in width The

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun Urgadul
    thick wall surrounding a 13 0 m by 11 0 m internal space The wall now appears as a grass covered bank of debris standing up to 0 8 m internally and 2 1 m externally Stretches of both inner and outer facing stones are preserved The wall has been built with two thicknesses on the WNW where an inner revetment is exposed for a length of about 4 3

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dunan Mor
    and slope It can be approached relatively easily from all other directions For most if its circuit the stone wall has been reduced to a low spread of stony debris averaging about 2 1 m in thickness Two short stretches of facing stones are still in place on the west and north east sides but the east corner has been largely destroyed The internal enclosure measures 17 m by 14

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun Port na Callich
    of the knoll is approached up a 7 0 m high grassy slope which meets the foot of a 4 0 m high rock face The approach to the entrance is up a 0 8 m wide cleft in the lowest part of the rock face on the east side An outwork consisting of a 6 0 m long wall runs obliquely down the grassy slope from north to south

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Creag a’ Chaisteil
    up to 0 6 m high marks the position of a defensive wall It was built of boulder faced rubble and would originally have been between 2 1 m and 2 4 m in thickness It has two entrances on the south east and south west Excavation has shown that the south east passage was paved and would have had a door at its inner end In the south west

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun an Fheurain
    a wall which varied between 3 7 m wide on the WSW where the entrance is located and 2 5 m where it runs south across the head of a natural gully It appears largely as a band of rubble except to the north where no traces of it remain There are intermittent exposures of both faces and on the north east side where it is best preserved ten courses of stone are still in place on the outer face standing 2 m high The wall encloses an area measuring 65 m by 15 m The entrance is about 1 5 m wide On the south west side below the level of the fort wall are the remains of an outwork that originally would have encircled the most of the lower part of the headland connecting with the fort wall to the west and south However now traces exist only on the south and south west sides Seven courses of stone remain in place on the south side where the wall stands to a height of 1 2 m It encloses an area measuring 18 3 m by 15 3 m The entrance is to the south west where the

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun Ban, Mingary
    east side The fort is irregular in shape and measures 58 0 m by 32 0 m internally The wall was boulder faced and rubble cored but little more than a spread of core material remains However on the south and south east several stretches of the outer facing stones and a short stretch of inner facing stones remain providing evidence that the wall was once 3 m thick The

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  • Mull Historical & Archaeological Society | Dun Breac
    above the surrounding ground on the north side and as little as 4 m on the west and east The fort is oval in plan the single stone wall surrounding an area measuring 39 m by 25 m The wall varies between 2 m and 4 m in thickness Numerous stretches and single stones remain in place in both the inner and outer surfaces The core material stands 1 25

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