MHG59939 - Possible shieling, Rhumach hill, Rhu

Summary

Possible shieling at Rhumach hill, Rhu

Type and Period (2)

  • SHIELING HUT? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 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 north and east of Rhumach Hill and south and east of Rhumach Field.

Site 8. A small area of very old rigs c.20 x 10 mtrs with a possible shieling hut on the southern edge now only indicated by a circle of moss. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6340 8500 (4m by 4m)
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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