MHG57810 - Revetment wall and platform, Barrisdale

Summary

Revetment wall and platform, Barrisdale

Type and Period (2)

  • REVETMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • PLATFORM (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Barrisdale
This refers to about 0.5 km either side of Barrisdale House. Few archaeological sites were identified and were recorded by NOSAS in 2004 as part of an archaeological survey of Inner Loch Hourn. None of the occupied buildings were included in the survey.

Site: 451. A substantial revetment wall, c. 10m long and 1m high supporting a large platform on 2 levels, with an arc of natural rock faces forming the back of the upper platform. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 APs <2>


<1> Wombell, J., 2004, A Report on the Archaeological Survey of Inner Loch Hourn and Barrisdale Bay by Members of NOSAS, p.18 Site 451 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG25084.


<2> Get Mapping, 2012, Getmapping aerial photography 2012 (Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical). SHG27869.

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8709 0521 (9m by 2m)
Map sheet NG80NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENELG

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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