MHG59613 - Walls and enclosures, Sandaig, Rhu

Summary

Turf and stone walls and enclosures at Sandaig, Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • TURF WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Sandaig, overlooking the sea to the south of the peninsula, was a significant settlement of at least eight sub rectangular features and several smaller structures possibly used for storage. It was surveyed in 2012 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 16. Turf and stone wall – part of a well mapped set of enclosures on a bracken covered hillside indicating possible cultivation in times gone by. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6575 8388 (119m by 203m)
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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