MHG59955 - Dyke and enclosure, Rhumach, Rhu
Stone and turf dyke around enclosure with rigs at Rhumach, Rhu
Type and Period (3)
- RIG AND FURROW (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
The following new site was recorded in a desk-based survey and field inspection in four areas proposed for natural woodland regeneration.
NM638851 Cultivation rigs covering area 500m E-W by 400m N-S.
A report is lodged with the NMRS.
Sponsor: Scottish Woodlands Ltd.
D Alexander 1995. <1>
A walkover survey was undertaken in 2014 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al, covering the land north and east of Rhumach Hill and south and east of Rhumach Field.
Site 18. Continuous dyke that appears to run right round the large areas of cultivation.
Site 20. Substantial stone and turf dyke appearing to run east and then north into hill side. <2>
NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <3>
- --- SHG206 Text/Publication/Article: Alexander, D. 1995. 'Arisaig (Arisaig & Moidart parish), desk-based survey and field inspection', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1995, p.40. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 40. 40.
- --- SHG27869 Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2012. Getmapping aerial photography 2012. p.76 Sites 18/20. XY
- <1> SHG21370 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Alexander, D.. 1994. Arisaig, Lochaber District, Highland Region: Archaeological Survey. Centre for Field Archaeology, University of Edinburgh. 30/01/1994. Paper and Digital.
- <2> SHG27494 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Rough Bounds Archaeology. 2016. Walkover Survey - Rhu Peninsula. Rough Bounds Archaeology. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NM 6380 8487 (93m by 120m)|
|Civil Parish||ARISAIG AND MOIDART|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (2)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/132607 (Click to view HES Canmore record)
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