MHG4337 - Camas Pliasgaig, Rhum


No summary available.

Type and Period (1)

  • SETTLEMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Incomplete, in open woodland on a spur with N aspect, with an altitude of 20-30m OD.
SMR card.

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

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred NG 4020 0235 (106m by 79m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG40SW
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (0)

External Links (1)

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.