MHG59706 - Possible shieling/shelter/storage hut, Camas Drollaman, Rhu

Summary

Ruined possible shieling/shelter/storage hut at Camas Drollaman, Rhu

Type and Period (2)

  • HUT? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHIELING HUT? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 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 11. Small built structure against natural rock outcrop c. 5x3 mtrs possibly a shieling /shelter then later storage for Wp 12. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6396 8340 (6m by 6m)
Map sheet NM68SW
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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