MHG12262 - Possible Iron Working Site, Loch Ardbhair

Summary

No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

  • IRON WORKING SITE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC13SE 7 1665 3324.

At NC 1665 3324 on either side of a small point, large quantities of iron slag are visible in the shore line. There are no indications of structures in the immediate vicinity.
Visited by OS (J M) 14 July 1974.

No change to the previous field report.
Visited by OS (J B) 14 August 1980.

Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives Project in December 2009. Quantities of slag can be seen at this point, as noted in previous records, perhaps related to a bloomery. <1>


<1> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 163, p.146 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

Sources/Archives (1)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NC 1664 3324 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC13SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

Finds (1)

  • SLAG (Undated)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

External Links (1)

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