MHG59852 - Enclosure, Western Rhu Peninsula

Summary

Enclosure and rigs at Western Rhu Peninsula

Type and Period (2)

  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • RIG AND FURROW (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The north western area of the Rhu peninsula is now part of Rhu Farm, stretching west and north to the coast of the main farmhouse to the point at Rhubh’ Arisaig in the north-west corner. It was surveyed in 2013 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 8. Large enclosure using natural outcrops on the western side at the top of the hill and signs of E/W rigs inside the enclosure. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6202 8458 (86m by 257m)
Map sheet NM68SW
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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