MHG59799 - Building, enclosure, Port a’ Bhàthaich, Rhu


Ruined building and enclosure at Port a’ Bhàthaich , Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • KALE YARD? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This survey, undertaken on the east side of Port a’ Bhàthaich in 2013 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al, covered the land east of the fields of Rhu farm and the bay at Port a Bhàthaich.

Site 5. A large oblong ruin c.11 x 6 mtrs with long side facing east, walls to half a metre high but very tumbled and with entrance to the east. A dividing wall at north end of the building with possible entrance from inside – this area only about one and half metres wide. A small enclosure attached to the south wall – possible kale yard east wall c.5 mtrs then south wall c.4 and west wall c.8 mtrs to rejoin main building. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6241 8435 (11m by 19m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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