MHG18647 - Settlement, Allt A Chaolas Bhig, Loch Hourn

Summary

Settlement, Allt A Chaolas Bhig, Loch Hourn

Type and Period (1)

  • SETTLEMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG80NE 5 Centred on 8855 0610

NG 886 061 On gentle slopes on either side of Allt a' Chaolas Bhig are the remains of field clearance cairns, enclosures and at least five ruinous stone-walled buildings, some measuring as little as 4m by 2m internally, none of which were shown on the 1st edition OS Map.
Full report with NMRS.
R C Callander 1995. <1>

This settlement was recorded by NOSAS in 2004 as part of an archaeological survey of Inner Loch Hourn. See individual records for details. <2>


<1> Callander, R C, 1995, 'Allt a'Chaolas Bhig, Loch Hourn (Glenelg parish), deserted township', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1995, p.41, p.41 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG132.


<2> Wombell, J., 2004, A Report on the Archaeological Survey of Inner Loch Hourn and Barrisdale Bay by Members of NOSAS, p. 22 - 24 Sites 156, 629-633, 635-656 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG25084.

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8850 0609 (296m by 201m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG80NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENELG

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