MHG59887 - Field wall, North-Western Rhu Peninsula

Summary

Field wall at North-Western Rhu Peninsula

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This area, as with Western Rhu, is now part of Rhu Farm, with no concentrated settlement but with a scattering of old cultivation and peat digging areas. It was surveyed in 2013 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 29. Running N/S is a substantial field wall just to the east of the store house which starts a few metres north of the ruin at the shore line and runs the whole length of the peninsula for over 1.2 kms to the shore line at Port a’ Bhathaich beyond the Steadings enclosing the fields. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6212 8431 (489m by 1260m)
Map sheet NM68SW
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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