MHG60199 - Turf wall forming enclosure - west of Milburn Cottage, Rhu


Turf wall forming enclosure and possible kale yard west of Milburn Cottage, Rhu

Type and Period (4)

  • TURF WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • KALE YARD? (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 of the Claggan and area west of Milburn was undertaken in 2014 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 15. Evidence of a possible turf wall to the SW of 3 ruined buildings (MHG60198) between the hill on the west and low ridge to the east and possibly part of an enclosure for a kale yard. Evidence of possibly later rigs running down the slope south and north of the wall. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6442 8505 (11m by 22m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68NW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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