MHG35105 - House Platforms and Enclosure - North Cuil
A house platforms and enclosure appear on the 1st Edition OS map. A second house platform and turf dyke enclosure still survive.
Type and Period (2)
- HOUSE PLATFORM (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A desk-based assessment and walkover survey of Cuil, on the shore of Loch Linnhe, Lochaber, was carried out in 2010 by N Malcolm for RCAHMS' 'Scotland's Rural Past Project'. The 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire and Buteshire 1875, sheet xliii)shows an unroofed house at the south-west end of an enclosure here. On the ground it is evident that there may well have been a second building at the north-east end of the enclosure. There is no visible sign of either house now but turf dykes enclose the area. <1> <2>
See HES Canmore recores (link Below) for plan of the enclosure and platforms.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Malcolm, N.. 2011. Cuil, Appin, The Highlands: Scotland's Rural Past Project. Unaffiliated. . Digital. Site 12. XY
- <2> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS).
|Grid reference||Centred NM 9815 5582 (60m by 60m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||LISMORE AND APPIN|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/145228 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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