MHG51325 - Quarry scoop above road at Clais Bhreach, Ardtornish

Summary

A small quarry scoop, presumably excavated during the construction of the present road in 1872-3.

Type and Period (1)

  • QUARRY SCOOP (Excavated, 19th Century - 1872 AD to 1873 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey in 2008 identified a small semi-circular quarry scoop, 4 metres in diameter, immediately above the road at its intersection with the head dyke of Clais Bhreac. This was presumably excavated during the construction of the present road in 1872-3. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NM 72800 47180 (point)
Map sheet NM74NW
Civil Parish MORVERN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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