Uist Unearthed -Location E - Dùn an Sticir

Daliburgh, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5SS

Type:Archaeology App

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Virtual Dun an Sticir from a distance
  • Virtual Dun an Sticir from a distance
  • Uist Unearthed signpost in front of loch
  • A fire lit inside the Dun
  • Dun an Sticir from loch edge
  • Uist Unearthed signpost in front of ruins
  • The Dun from a distance
  • Uist Unearthed signpost with the Dun in the background

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Over 2000 years ago in the Iron Age, a broch on an islet towered against the water of Loch an Sticir. Over 1000 years later, at the height of the Lordship of the Isles, a grand medieval hall was built into its ruins. You can launch the reconstruction from three different locations at Dùn an Sticir, including the islet itself. Trigger the AR reconstruction using the Uist Unearthed app: look up at the monumental broch, before revealing the cosy hall within. Look out for the posts marked on the app’s GPS map and be extra careful crossing the causeway: it can be slippery or partially submerged during high tides.


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NGR: NF 89723 77685

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What's Nearby

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    1.74 miles away
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  5. At Beinn a'Chlaidh - Hill of the Graveyard - there is a standing stone.

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  7. Coralbox is a small independent gift shop

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  13. The Birlinn Yarn Company studio sells locally sourced yarn in a range of natural blends…

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