MHG59931 - Enclosure, Taigh a’Phortair (Porter’s Lodge), Rhu

Summary

Enclosure at Taigh a’Phortair (Porter’s Lodge), Rhu

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

This survey, undertaken in 2014 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al, covered the land around Taigh a’Phortair (Porter’s Lodge) Rhumach Field and Steadings.

Site 22. Patch of bracken-covered rigs. Possibly cultivated by different means in later years, causing less definition. This enclosure with walling on the west, south and east sides c.200 x 100 metres is rocky and hilly. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6309 8530 (222m by 152m)
Map sheet NM68NW
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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