MHG59794 - Wall, possible shielings, Crucach Doire na Drise, Rhu

Summary

Ruined wall and possible shielings at Crucach Doire na Drise, Rhu

Type and Period (2)

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHIELING? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This survey, undertaken in the area around Crucach Doire an Dòrain in 2013 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al, covered land following the highest ridge on the peninsula from the coast in the north to the headland on the west side of Camas Drollaman.

Site 18. Degraded wall running E/W from ridge on the west and on the north side of an area of cultivation which runs for c. 70 mtrs along the east side of the ridge. Two areas tumbled stone against the ridge may be remains of shielings. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6319 8357 (48m by 40m)
Map sheet NM68SW
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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