MHG50867 - Township - Ruighe Nan Leum


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Type and Period (2)

  • STRUCTURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • TOWNSHIP (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NN 882 892 Site identified during an archaeological survey of Glen Feshie. A total of 27 settlements (or clusters of buildings) were recorded, with a total of 293 individual archaeological features.
NN 881 892 Structure A - A rectangular structure close to the track on a NE-SW axis, measuring internally 6m x 2.5m.
Structure B - On the east side of a small burn, this rectangular structure on a NE-SW axis, has internal dimensions of 6m x 2m.
Structure C - 5m to south of previous structure and on E-W alignment, this structure has internal dimensions of 6m x 2m.
NN 88178 89174 Structure D - A sub-circular structure, internal diameter 4m.
NN 88200 89187 Structure E - On a NE-SW axis, internal dimensions 6m x 2.5m, this L-shaped structure seems to have an annexe to its SE end, 2m square.
NN 88330 89156 Structure F - Rectangular building on E-W axis appears more as a grassy platform which is recessed into the slope at its north edge, 6m x 2.5m.
NN 88626 89018 - The remains of a small rectangular structure lie on the east side of a heathery knoll, in the mouth of the narrow ravine of the Allt na Leuma. <1>

This site was visited and recorded during a walkover survey by RoCAS in March and April 2011. <2> <3>

Spatial data amended in 2018 using data supplied by contractor in 2011 and adjusted to locations as seen on 2013 APs. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NN 881 891 (210m by 72m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN88NE
Civil Parish ALVIE

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