MHG59616 - Circular feature, Sandaig, Rhu

Summary

Circular feature - possible shieling or hut at Sandaig, Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • STRUCTURE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHIELING HUT? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • HUT? (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 18. A circular feature with a stone foundation of medium size stones only 2 mtrs across – possible small shieling or storage cleit. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6578 8405 (2m by 3m)
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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