MHG58630 - North Building - Rudha Beag
The ruin of a building was recorded as part of Scotlands' Rural Past Project.
Type and Period (1)
- BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 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'. Surprisingly this building is not shown on maps such as Bedford's marine chart (1861) or the 1st or 2nd edition OS maps. However, it is shown on the third edition OS map as unroofed. It is probable that it was alredy ruinous by the time of Bedford's survey and was not noticed during what was, after all, a maritime survey. The Ordnance Survey likely assumed that Bedford had recorded everything in the area.
The building lay between a burn and a track and the Greenfield head dyke ran in a northerly direction from it. Apart from the seaward end which was about 60cms high, only partial footings remained along with a lot of tumbled stone. There was still enough of the corners to show that these were rounded. <1> <2>
See link below to HES Canmore record for photo and site plan.
GIS Spatial data created 2018 based on OS Master Map. <3>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Malcolm, N.. 2011. Cuil, Appin, The Highlands: Scotland's Rural Past Project. Unaffiliated. . Digital. Site 27.
- <2> Interactive Resource/Online Database: RCAHMS. Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS).
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. Ordnance Survey Mastermap. Digital. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NM 9744 5559 (9m by 10m)|
|Civil Parish||LISMORE AND APPIN|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/309388/north-cuil (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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