EHG3965 - Excavation - Shieling site, Portuairk, Ardnamurchan

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Organisation

Jon Haylett

Date

Nov 2013

Description

An excavation was carried out in November 2011 by Jon Haylett to investigate a possible shieling hut at Portuairk, Ardnamurchan. A well built paved stone floor was uncovered as well as a selection of objects including: glass, a bucket, two pieces of a leather shoe, a spike driven into the ground, a stone hearth, a china egg used for calming broody hens, a length of steel, cloth and three buttons marked RNYC for the Royal Northern Yacht Club. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Text/Record Form/Field Recording Form: Haylett, J. 2013. West Ardnamurchan Archaeology Record Forms. Unaffiliated. Yes. Digital.

Map

Location

Location Portuairk, Ardnamurchan
Grid reference Centred NM 4409 6804 (7m by 7m)
Map sheet NM46NW
Operational Area ROSS SKYE AND LOCHABER
Civil Parish ARDNAMURCHAN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Sheiling site - Portuairk, Ardnamurchan (Monument)

Record last edited

Apr 14 2014 12:45PM

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