MHG58647 - Dolomite Quarry - Cuil
A dolomite quarry was recorded during the Scotland's Rural Past Project.
Type and Period (1)
- QUARRY (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'. Here there is a quarry of dolomite which was used to build the nearby march dyke between Cuil and Ardsheal in 1771. A lease on this was taken out by the Duror Rock Company after the Second World War but it was never commercially exploited. <1> <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Malcolm, N.. 2011. Cuil, Appin, The Highlands: Scotland's Rural Past Project. Unaffiliated. . Digital. Site 47. 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 9816 5685 (60m by 60m)|
|Civil Parish||LISMORE AND APPIN|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/309233/cuil (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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