MHG40768 - Lazy Beds, Bagh Na H-Uamha, Rhum
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Type and Period (1)
- LAZY BEDS (Undated)
- None recorded
Incomplete, rough pasture, moderate hillslope, ESE-SE-SSE aspect, altitude 10-20m OD.
Three blackhouses with outbuildings and lazy bed cultivation.
OSFI: AA; 17.5.1972
NM49NW 4 420 973.
The settlement at Bagh na h-Uamha comprises six rectangular buildings adjacent to an area of rig-and-furrow cultivation. The buildings vary in size from 8 m by 3m to 4.4m by 2.1m internally, and one overlies the remains of an earlier building.
It is probably one of the 'little hamlets' noted by Pennant in 1772 and is depicted as 'Cove' on the maps of Langlands and Thomson.
Visited by RCAHMS May 1983.
Only 4 buildings noted and one enclosure during site visit by R Hingley, S Bardwell and S Dickenson (Historic Scotland). The largest building is 18m by 4.5m externally, with two compartments. Most of the rigging has been planted with trees.
- --- SHG2406 Text/Publication/Volume: Langlands, G and Sons. 1801. Map of Argyllshire.
- --- SHG2617 Text/Publication/Volume: Pennant, T. 1774. A tour in Scotland, and voyage to the Hebrides; MDCCLXII.
- --- SHG2674 Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1983. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Rhum, Lochaber District, Highland Region. . 9, No.18.
- --- SHG2876 Image/Map: Thomson, J. 1824. Skye Island etc. Part of Inverness-shire.
|Grid reference||Centred NM 4205 9736 (243m by 238m)|
|Civil Parish||SMALL ISLES|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/22203 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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