MHG53715 - Possible storage structure, Rientraid to Torgawn

Summary

The remains of a dry-stone structure, similar in build to the many storage structures found all over former farmlands.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Visited by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in May 2010. The remains of a structure of dry-stone, similar in build to the many storage structures found all over former farmlands, but triangular in plan, enclosing space 3m long and narrowing from 1.5m to a point. There may be one, or two internal divisions. To the E several suspiciously flat topped mounds - ?hut platforms. <1>


<1> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 178, p.151 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 1980 3308 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC13SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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