MHG51339 - Three parcels of lazy beds south of Loch Tearnait, Ardtornish

Summary

A large area of arable ground divided into three parcels of lazy beds.

Type and Period (3)

  • LAZY BEDS (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • CULTIVATION MARKS (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FIELD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey in 2008 identified a large area of arable ground situated on the sloping ground to the SE of a miry basisn, surrounding a small unnamed lochan. The area, c.200m SW - NE by 140m, is divided into three parcels of lazy beds, divided by rocky knolls. The lazy beds are on average 3.80m in width and 0.20m in height and oriented NW-SE at the northern end and E-W or WSW-ENE at the southern end. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 75440 45770 (225m by 142m) (Approximate)
Map sheet NM74NE
Civil Parish MORVERN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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