MHG59700 - Hut, Camas Drollaman, Rhu

Summary

Ruined hut/cairn/shieling at Camas Drollaman, Rhu

Type and Period (4)

  • CAIRN? (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)
  • SHIELING? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • HUT? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Camas Drollaman. This southern part of the peninsula is remote by land though accessible by sea at the large bay from which the area takes its name. Only two substantial ruins were noted and the main cultivation areas to the north east of the area are not far from Tòrr a’Bheithe. It was surveyed in 2013 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 9. Possibly a small cairn, small shieling or storage cleit in amongst lots of rigs. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6404 8360 (3m by 3m)
Map sheet NM68SW
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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