MHG60163 - Building - south-west of Tòrr Mòr, Rhu


Footings of a building south-west of Tòrr Mòr, Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • KALE YARD? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey of the area south-west of Tòrr Mòr was undertaken in 2014 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 6. Footings of a building c.8 x 4 mtrs– possible dwelling long side facing N/S but entrance unclear southern wall extends west towards a crag possibly indicating a kale yard. Building backed by low crag and the Hill of Tòrr Mòr protecting it from the north. Hills on the far side of the glen protecting it from the worst of the south-westerlies. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6318 8548 (19m by 12m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68NW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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