MHG50970 - Earthbank and ditch, Coire Mhalagain


Earthbank and ditch, Coire Mhalagain

Type and Period (2)

  • BANK (EARTHWORK) (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • DITCH (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Coire Mhalagain
Site identified during an archaeological survey of Loch Hourn by NOSAS in 2006.

Site 673. The fragmented remains of a ditch and earth bank, c 150m in length, running from one side of a natural gully at the foot of the hill-slope down into peat hags nearer to the burn. At one time it would have effectively enclosed the south side of the upper Coire below Sgurr na Sgein. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2010 Aps. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 93433 11464 (156m by 3m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG91SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

External Links (1)

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