MHG32465 - Camas Na H-airigh
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Type and Period (2)
- (Former Type) SITE (Undated)
- DYKE (Undated)
- None recorded
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User: Admin, Date: Wed 13 Oct 2004
NG77SE 37 7923 7348
Eight lazy beds, a small structure, possibly a pen, two enclosures and a dyke were recorded during a pre-afforestation survey of An Torr, Badachro. They are situated on a predominantly E-facing slope above Camasnaharry and are probably associated with that township as there is no indication of habitation, even seasonal, nearby.
The lazy beds (NMRS MS 1008/1, no.6) are situated on a gentle, NW-facing slope the E edge of an area of old peat cuttings. They measure 20m from NW to SE.
The pen (NMRS MS 1008/1, no.8) measures 2m by 2.6m within rubble footings. It is connected to an intermittent wall forming an enclosure forming a field roughly 20m square, within which there are occasional clearance cairns. Traces of a second enclosure (NMRS MS 1008/1, no.9), or field are situated to the S at NG 7929 7337. Defined by an area of bracken on a fairly steep, E-facing slope, the enclosure is defined by a NW to SE running dyke which may be followed for about 30m. At the base of the slope there is a 150m long stretch of dyke (NMRS MS 1008/1, no.10) running N to the shore and then SE across a rocky point.
C Dagg, 12 November 1998; NMRS MS 1008/1 nos.6, 8 9, and 10
- --- SHG21276 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dagg C. 1998. Archaeological Survey of a proposed Woodland Grant Scheme plantation at An Torr, Badachro, Gairloch, Wester Ross. Catherine Dagg. 12/11/1998. Digital.
- --- SHG25987 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Dagg C. 2010. Shieldaig Farm, Gairloch, Wester Ross: Proposed New Planting Areas: Archaeological Desk-Based Evaluation. Unaffiliated. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 7922 7348 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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- https://canmore.org.uk/site/142860 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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