MHG58650 - Enclosure - Back Settlement
An possible enclosure recorded during the Scotland's Rural Past Project.
Type and Period (1)
- ENCLOSURE? (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 was a small gully with sloping sides, sloping downhill and widening as it went. It was about 25 metres long and at its mouth was 5 - 6 metres wide. Across the mouth there was a line of small boulders covered now with moss. There was much evidence of coppicing here and it was possible that this was a stock enclosure closed off by wattle hurdles. It lay close to the track to Leacnasgeir. <1> <2>
See link below to HES Canmore record for site photo.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Malcolm, N.. 2011. Cuil, Appin, The Highlands: Scotland's Rural Past Project. Unaffiliated. . Digital. Site 50. 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 9771 5652 (60m by 60m)|
|Civil Parish||LISMORE AND APPIN|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/309241/back-settlement (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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