MHG59908 - Wall and bank, Port a’ Bhàthaich, Rhu


Ruined wall and turf bank at Port a’ Bhàthaich , Rhu

Type and Period (2)

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • TURF BANK (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. Wall follows north and south of this point and also east for 75 mtrs connecting outcrops to form an enclosure/barriers – the easterly wall is on the south edge of the rigs (MHG59778). The southerly stone wall stops after 20 mtrs but a bank continues for at least another 40 metres with extensive peat diggings to the east of the area. This walling and lines of drainage is marked on the OS map. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6254 8447 (180m by 290m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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