MHG58538 - Stack Yards, Dutch Barn and Sheep Fank with Concrete Dip - North Cuil
Five stack yards, a Dutch Barn and a sheep fank with a concrete dip are recorded here.
Type and Period (4)
- STACK YARD (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 2000 AD?)
- BARN (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 2000 AD?)
- FANK (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 2000 AD?)
- SHEEP DIP (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD? to 2000 AD?)
- None recorded
A desk-based assessment and walkover survey of Cuil, on the shore of Loch Linnhe, Lochaber, was carried out in 2010 by N Malcolm for RCAHMS' 'Scotland's Rural Past Project'. Five stack stands were still visible here. Each was about 2.5 metres in diameter an were raised about 10 cms above the surrounding ground. It is probable that there were more originally. A little to the north lay the base of a Dutch barn which was built towards the end of the Second World War using timber that had washed up on the shore of Cuil Bay. This was demolished at the end of the 1950s. To the south-west of this area there had been a drystone walled fank. This too was demolished about the same time and replaced by a wooden one. Apart from a concrete dip nothing remains of this. <1> <2>
See HES Canmore recores (link Below) for plan of the stack yard and Dutch barn
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Malcolm, N.. 2011. Cuil, Appin, The Highlands: Scotland's Rural Past Project. Unaffiliated. . Digital. Site 13. XY
- <2> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS).
|Grid reference||Centred NM 9804 5572 (60m by 60m)|
|Civil Parish||LISMORE AND APPIN|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/309211/north-cuil (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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