MHG59812 - Walls, Port a’ Bhàthaich, Rhu


Walls at Port a’ Bhàthaich, Rhu

Type and Period (1)

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

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  • 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 24. Substantial wall to a metre high and stretching c. 10 mtrs across a deep cleft possibly built as a dam for water for the animals. N.B. this western end of Rhu does not have any natural lochs or lochans and very few burns – there are no large water courses into Port a’ Bhàthaich. A second more tumbled wall some 30 mtrs down from the ‘dam’ stretches across the same cleft to form a small enclosure. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NM 6211 8375 (17m by 26m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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