MHG600011 - Placed boulder (ritual site?), Druim an Daraich, Rhu
Placed boulder (ritual site?) at Druim an Daraich, Rhu.
Type and Period (1)
- RITUAL SITE? (Unknown date)
- None recorded
A walkover survey was undertaken in 2015 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al, covering the area of the coast running south-west from Saideil Druim an Daraich.
Site 14. Large boulder of pitted basalt c. 1 mtr high x 1.5 x 1.5 m set centrally on small stones on level schist outcrop with commanding views all round including the sea, islands and the mountains and inland NW. A few metres SSW of the outcrop with the boulder is a robbed cairn c.1 metre high and c.5 metres in diameter (identified later as a Bronze Age ring ditch cairn). Another smaller cairn is c.3 metres further on to the SW. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NM 6816 8409 (2m by 2m)|
|Civil Parish||ARISAIG AND MOIDART|
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