MHG45813 - Building and possible pen and enclosure - west of Millburn Cottage, Rhu


Ruined building and possible pen and enclosure west of Millburn Cottage, Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • PEN? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The following site was recorded in a desk-based survey and field inspection in four areas proposed for natural woodland regeneration. Sponsor: Scottish Woodlands Ltd. D Alexander 1995.

Within a settlement comprising three rectilinear structures, a rectilinear structure measuring 7m by 5m with walls surviving to 0.3m high. Ancillary structures also survive, including a poorly constructed building, probably an animal pen or enclosure. <1>

A walkover survey of the Claggan and area west of Milburn was undertaken in 2014 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 32. Possible storage structure, very tumbled, built against a NE facing crag. <2>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <3>

Sources/Archives (4)



Grid reference Centred NM 6438 8525 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM68NW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Investigations/Events (2)

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