MHG58633 - Stony Depression - Rudha Beag
A depression situated in very stony ground. There has been the suggestion that it could be a Neolithic Cairn, but it is likely natural.
Type and Period (2)
- NATURAL FEATURE (Undated)
- CAIRN? (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 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'. A circular depression in the ground measured about 2 metres in diameter and about 0.5m deep. It was in a very flat, stony area and likely a natural hollow. However, it has been suggested that it might be a very deteriorated neolithic cairn, but no attempt has been made to clarify the nature of this site. <1> <2>
See link below to HES Canmore record for photo.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Malcolm, N.. 2011. Cuil, Appin, The Highlands: Scotland's Rural Past Project. Unaffiliated. . Digital. Site 30. 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 9732 5557 (40m by 40m)|
|Civil Parish||LISMORE AND APPIN|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/309221/north-cuil (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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