MHG30560 - Stone, Caolas Mor


Stone, Caolas Mor

Type and Period (1)

  • STONE? (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description


This is the low lying pasture on the point of the peninsular jutting out into the narrows. There are only a handful of structures and features in this area, and no apparent huts. These sites were recorded by NOSAS in 2002 as part of an archaeological survey of Inner Loch Hourn.

The NOSAS report describes the area as;"Corran a Chaolais Mhoir. We have applied this place name to the low lying pasture on the point of the peninsular jutting out into the narrows, presumably cultivated in the past, although similar to the low ground at Allt Choire Reidh, in that it is very exposed to westerlies and salt spray, and it is hard to imagine crops surviving there, even though it looks idyllic on a nice sunny day."

Site: 26. A stone, c. 0.5m high set on the edge of the grassy promontory. It is earth-fast, irregular in shape, with no marks on its surface. It has no apparent use or significance. <1>

Note; Site not visible on APs so location approximate. (T Blackie 13/4/18)

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Grid reference Centred NG 8890 0659 (1m by 1m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG80NE
Civil Parish GLENELG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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