MHG15 - Township, Portabhata


Site of medieval township. Abandoned in 1871

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  • TOWNSHIP (OCCUPIED 1560; ABANDONED POST MEDIEVAL; , Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Grid reference positioned at centre of site.

Scheduled 3/2003 - see Associated Documents for details - HAW 4/2003

A township comprising nine unroofed buildings, two enclosures and a ring dyke with what may be further lengths of head-dyke attached is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1875, sheet xxxix). Nine unroofed buildings, one enclosure, the ring dyke and the head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 18 May 1998

Cruck-slots noted. G Stell 1981

Portabhata. Remains of 11 houses and (?) kiln, occupied by 1755, abandoned by 1871. P Gaskell 1968

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Grid reference Centred NM 573 572 (432m by 163m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM55NE
Civil Parish MORVERN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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