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- Category: B
- Date Added: 05/10/1971
- Date Removed: 16/02/2018
- Local Authority: Na h-Eileanan Siar
- Planning Authority: Na h-Eileanan Siar
- Parish: North Uist
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NF 73103 75028
- Coordinates: 73103, 875028
This building will be removed as part of the Dual Designation 2A project. It will continue to be recognized as a monument of national importance through its designation as a scheduled monument.
Built before 1837, on site of Dun Scolpaig. Folly, on small islet in Loch Scolpaig. 2-stage; octagonal-plan; Gothic tower, with pointed openings; now a roofless shell. Rubble-built, with ashlar dressings. South-facing doorway, openings in alternate faces at ground, single window each face of upper stage; string between floors; crenellated
Statement of Special Interest
Built for the "Dotair Ban" to provide work Mentioned in NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, p.171 (entry written 1837). Scheduled Ancient Monument, No 7640