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ID:EHG3887
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Name:DBA and walkover survey - Bah Na H-uamha to Allt Nam Ba, Rum
Organisation:West Coast Archaeological Services
Date:Mar 2008

Description

A DBA and walkover survey was carried out by West Coast Archaeological Services in March 2008 in advance of a proposed woodland development scheme at Bah Na H-uamha to Allt Nam Ba, Rum. The survey recorded 12 archaeological sites, 7 of which had not previously been recorded. These included two sites that have been scheduled by Historic Scotland. <1>

Type(s) of Investigation

  • DESK BASED ASSESSMENT
  • WALKOVER SURVEY

Images

Bagh na h-Uamha from Fearann Laimhrig (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesBagh na h-Uamha from above the farmstead of Laimhrig (SSW) (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 1 (shieling) from the SW (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 1 (shieling) from the SW (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 2 (cave) from the SW (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 2 (cave) from the SSW (closer view) (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 3 (settlement) from the NE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 3 (settlement) from the NE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 3 (settlement) from the SE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 3 (settlement) from the SE (closer view) (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 4 (enclosure/pen) from the SW (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 5 (possible shieling mound) from the SW (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 5 (possible shieling mound) from the S (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 6 (boundary dyke to side of stream) crossing from NNE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 7 (enclosure/pen) from the NE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 8 (cross slab) in relation to cave (site 2) from SSW (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 8 (cross slab) from the ENE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 8 (cross slab) from the ESE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 8 (cross slab) from the ESE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 8 (cross slab) from the ESE (detail of cross) (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 8 (cross slab) from the ESE (full slab without scales) (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 8 (cross slab) from the SE (flash image) (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 9 (Laimhrig farmstead) from the SSE (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 9 (Laimhrig farmstead) from the SSE (closer view) (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological ServicesSite 9 (Laimhrig farmstead) from the SE (southern building) (photo by West Coast Archaeological Services)  © West Coast Archaeological Services

Reports

Fieldwork report  © West Coast Archaeological Services (File size: 605 KB)
Grid Reference:Centred NM 4165 9580 (1459m by 3314m)
Map Sheet:NM49NW
Civil Parish:SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area:LOCHABER
Location:Bah Na H-uamha to Allt Nam Ba, Rum

Associated Finds - none

Sources and further reading

  • Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Birch, S.. 2008. Rum habitat restoration project: Phase 1: Bagh Na H-uamha to Allt Nam Ba. West Coast Archaeological Services. 24/03/2008. Digital.

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