MHG600092 - Cairns, Tòrr Mòr Ghaoideil and Gaoth Dail, Rhu


Two large cairns at Tòrr Mòr Ghaoideil and Gaoth Dail, Rhu

Type and Period (2)

  • CAIRN (Unknown date)
  • BURIAL CAIRN? (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey at Tòrr Mòr Ghaoideil and Gaoth Dail was undertaken in 2015 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al, exploring the area to the east of the large enclosure recorded at Gaoth Dail.

Site 8. Two large cairns on a small level area of old cultivation – cairns placed away from the edges of the area one c.5 x 3m long side to sea the other c.6 x 2.5m short side to sea. If clearance the cairns would be on outcrops – otherwise possibly burial cairns c. 17 m above sea level. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

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Grid reference Centred NM 6714 8399 (15m by 8m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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