EHG2789 - Archaeological survey of River Rannoch and Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish Estate



Jennifer G Robertson


January to April 2008


An archaeological survey was commissioned in advance of two proposed hydroelectric schemes. A total of 31 archaeological sites were identified, many of them associated with the former settlements of Srath Shuardail, Clais Bhreac and Tearnait. <1>

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Location Ardtornish Estate, Morvern, Lochaber
Grid reference Centred NM 73317 46194 (5088m by 2461m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM74NW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Related Monuments/Buildings (31)

  • Boundary dyke along burn, west of Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Boundary features east of Achranich (Monument)
  • Buildings at Clais Bhreac, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Drainage ditch south of Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Drystone wall (part of former enclosure) east of Achranich (Monument)
  • Earth and stone dyke south of Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Enclosed arable area south of Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Enclosed field west of Loch Tearnait (Monument)
  • Enclosure and settlement at Clais Bhreac, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Farmstead at Srath Shuardail, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Fence around Clais Bhreac and Srath Shuardail, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Field system at Srath Shuardail, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Head dyke at Clais Bhreac, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • House and enclosure north of Loch Tearnait (Monument)
  • House and enclosure, Leacraithnaich (Monument)
  • House known as Leacraithnaich, north of Loch Tearnait (Building)
  • Possible house stance south of Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Quarry scoop above road at Clais Bhreach, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Road from Achranich to Loch Tearnait (Monument)
  • Sellar's Path, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Sheep drains north of River Rannoch, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Sheep drains south of River Rannoch, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Site of bridge across Allt na Claise Brice, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Site of footbridge across River Rannoch, west of Loch Tearnait (Monument)
  • Stone heap (non-antiquity) on south bank of river, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Structure adjacent to fence at Clais Bhreac, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Three parcels of lazy beds south of Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Township, Tearnait (Monument)
  • Wall 80m south east of building remains, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Wall fragment on south side of River Rannoch, Ardtornish (Monument)
  • Wall fragment south of Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish (Monument)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Marking out survey, Loch Tearnait Hydro Scheme, Ardtornish Estate

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Record last edited

Oct 28 2014 3:24PM

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