MHG60122 - Clearance cairns - Doire Fhada, Rhu

Summary

Six clearance cairns at Doire Fhada, Rhu

Type and Period (2)

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • RIG AND FURROW (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey, covering open ground above a steep slope of woodland east of Doire Fhada, was undertaken in 2016 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 9. Clearance cairn 1.5 metres high and 4 metres diameter with two more near by to the SW and S.

Site 10. Cairn c.3 x 2 metres against east facing hill with rigs to the east with another cairn 10 metres to the south c. 1 metre high also c.3 x 2 mtrs.

Site 11. Clearance against the ridge on the east side of the rigs – land then falls away steeply covered in trees. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6645 8399 (25m by 67m)
Map sheet NM68SE
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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