MHG600058 - Walling, Lón Liath, Rhu


Tumbled stone/turf walling at Lón Liath, Rhu.

Type and Period (2)

  • BOUNDARY DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • TURF BANK (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey at Lón Liath was undertaken in 2015 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al, covering a large level open field of old feannagan or rigs running north-east south-west for over 300 metres and over 80 metres at its widest point between the Lón Liath burn and the woodland.

Site 4. Stone walling turning to turf running inland NNW across old cultivation.

Site 5. Tumbled stone walling running SE from high outcrop to shore – a continuance of walling noted at Wp 4.

Site 26. Wall noted at Wp 24 ending at a cliff but then continuing slightly to the east southwards on to rocky outcrop.

Site 27. Wall continues as a turf wall south at base of outcrop noted at Wp 26.

Site 28. Wall noted at Wp 4 above and Wp 5 continuing down to shore. Wall probably old boundary wall. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6746 8380 (48m by 173m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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