MHG59581 - Building, Camus Ghaoideil (Gaoth Dail), Rhu

Summary

Ruined building at Camus Ghaoideil, Rhu

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

What may be a township comprising five unroofed buildings and a field is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Inverness-shire 1876, sheet cxxxv). Four unroofed buildings and a field are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974). Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 19 August 1996

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 20. Ruin c. 10 x 4 mtrs to west of wall up slope mostly tumbled except the SW end wall. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6698 8426 (8m by 13m)
Map sheet NM68SE
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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