MHG59802 - Possible fort or drovers stance, Port a’ Bhàthaich, Rhu


Possible fort or drovers stance at Port a’ Bhàthaich , Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • FORT? (Unknown date)
  • TURF BANK (Unknown date)
  • DROVE STANCE? (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 8. A level area up on cliff side at c.38 mtrs overall dimension. Backed by on three sides by a high cliff. Open views to the SW with a good size turf bank sheltering the area on the seaward side – possible fort? <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6229 8379 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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