MHG55573 - Possible Kelp Burning Pit, Ardnish

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Type and Period (1)

  • KELP PIT? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Remains of possible kelp burning pit at Ardnish. In the late 1700s, the OSA records that about 100 tons of kelp were made in the parish annually. Four years earlier it was selling for £6 per ton, but in the previous three years the price had dropped to £3.10s. <1>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 66827 23948 (20m by 20m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NG62SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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