MHG30533 - Hut, Allt Gormaig


Hut, Allt Gormaig

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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Allt Gormaig
This is an area of steep rocky shore-line, with small bays in between, all with cleared landing places, and one or two huts. At the foot of the Allt Gormaig there is a fluvial fan with several small but substantial scattered stone buildings, and a small amount of cultivated ground. The walls of all but one of the buildings still stand in some cases to wall head height. There are also a few roughly built huts, but none of the better buildings show signs of adaptation or re-use. These sites were recorded by NOSAS in 2002 as part of an archaeological survey of Inner Loch Hourn.

Site: 31. The remains of a small boulder built square shaped hut, c 2m x 2m, the walls being of 3 to 4 courses, with a possible entrance in the S wall. A boat naust or pull up is situated just to one side - see MHG30534. <1>

Note; Site not visible on APs so location approximate. (T Blackie 9/4/18)

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Grid reference Centred NG 8970 0700 (3m by 3m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG80NE
Civil Parish GLENELG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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