MHG59577 - Cairn, possible chambered cairn, Camus Ghaoideil (Gaoth Dail), Rhu

Summary

Cairn, a possible chambered cairn at Camus Ghaoideil, Rhu

Type and Period (2)

  • CAIRN (Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC? to 560 AD?)
  • CHAMBERED CAIRN? (Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 1501 BC?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Gaoth Dail was surveyed in 2012 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al and descends from 50 m above sea level to the shore for c.350m north to south and a maximum of 150 m east to west. It is surrounded by an extant dry stonewall with several substantial roofless buildings.

Site 17. A very large cairn of small stones set against the seaward side of a natural outcrop of bedrock in the top middle of the pasture with a circumference of c. 100 mtrs- possible late Neolithic or early Bronze age chambered cairn much degraded. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6708 8425 (29m by 31m)
Map sheet NM68SE
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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