MHG4337 - Camas Pliasgaig, Rhum
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Type and Period (1)
- SETTLEMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Incomplete, in open woodland on a spur with N aspect, with an altitude of 20-30m OD.
NG40SW 4 402 023.
The settlement of Camas Pliasgaig comprises the remains of seven buildings situated on a spur between two streams; an eighth building lies on the shore, 70m to the NE. The buildings vary in size from 3.2m by 1.8m to 9.3m by 3.7m internally. Around the settlement, particularly on the W, there are traces of rig-and-furrow cultivation.
It is probably one of the 'little hamlets' noted by Pennant in 1772 and appears on the maps of Langlands and Thomson.
Visited by RCAHMS May 1983.
T Pennant 1774; G Langlands 1801; J Thomson 1824; RCAHMS 1983
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Langlands, G and Sons. 1801. Map of Argyllshire.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Pennant, T. 1774. A tour in Scotland, and voyage to the Hebrides; MDCCLXII. 278.
- --- 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.19.
- --- Image/Map: Thomson, J. 1824. Skye Island etc. Part of Inverness-shire.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 4020 0235 (106m by 79m)|
|Civil Parish||SMALL ISLES|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/11220 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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