MHG27365 - Enclosure, Torr A' Bheithe, Rhu
Enclosure at Torr A' Bheithe, Rhu
Type and Period (1)
- ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
An enclosure is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1876, sheet cxxxiv) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 19 August 1996
Camas Drollaman. This southern part of the peninsula is remote by land though accessible by sea at the large bay from which the area takes its name. Only two substantial ruins were noted and the main cultivation areas to the north east of the area are not far from Tòrr a’Bheithe. It was surveyed in 2013 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.
Site 2. A turf and stone wall forming the northern edge of a large enclosure used at one time for cultivation with evidence of rigs. The total area of the enclosure approximately 100 by 75 metres covering land in a slight depression between steep hillsides. Enclosure marked on the O.S map.
Site 3. South eastern edge of the enclosure.
Site 4. Raised feature in the centre of the enclosure with another on the eastern edge – possibly a natural rock outcrop. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>
1st Edition OS 6" <3>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Rough Bounds Archaeology. 2016. Walkover Survey - Rhu Peninsula. Rough Bounds Archaeology. Digital. p.29 Sites 2,3,4.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2012. Getmapping aerial photography 2012. XY
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1873-6. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NM 6428 8365 (86m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||ARISAIG AND MOIDART|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/118364 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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