MHG57821 - Rig and furrow/path, Camas Liathach
Rig and furrow/path, Camas Liathach
Type and Period (1)
- RIG AND FURROW (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
This place name covers a short section of the coastline as it turns around from the Inner Loch into Barrisdale Bay, as far as the point where the footpath from Lochournhead to Barrisdale meets the vehicular track to the Barrisdale moorings at the Fraoch Eilean. These sites were recorded by NOSAS in 2004 as part of an archaeological survey of Inner Loch Hourn.
Site: 402. An area of rig and furrow, 10m N/S by 20m ending at the crest of a steep slope. Rigs aligned ENE/WSW (upslope/down slope) are 1.2m across the crests, and 0.6m wide and 0.1m high.
Site: 401. An extensive area of rig and furrow cultivation remains, 27m E/W x 7m, on at least 3 levels, on a NE facing slope amongst rocky scarps, above the mouth of Inner Loch Hourn. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2012 APs <2>
Note; Path not visable on APs (T.Blackie 8/5/18)
<1> Wombell, J., 2004, A Report on the Archaeological Survey of Inner Loch Hourn and Barrisdale Bay by Members of NOSAS, p.21 Site 403 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG25084.
<2> Get Mapping, 2012, Getmapping aerial photography 2012 (Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical). SHG27869.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wombell, J.. 2004. A Report on the Archaeological Survey of Inner Loch Hourn and Barrisdale Bay by Members of NOSAS. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.21 Site 403.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2012. Getmapping aerial photography 2012. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8752 0611 (104m by 54m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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