Tota An Dranndain Broch (Forss Water, Shurrery)

The broch has been completely quarried out and there is very little left above ground. I suspect some of the broch may still have original stonework below ground, but without archeological digs it is almost impossible to determine much about it other than its original diameter. I did see some unusually large stones lying around the site.

It's quite difficult to see from the road, and there is no easy path to it that I could find. Rough walking, a stream to cross, and more rough walking was the order of the day. There is a track to the nearby house, but that felt a little too private for my liking.

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