MHG60305 - Enclosure walls - west of Saideil Tòrr a’ Bheithe, Rhu

Summary

Enclosure walls surrounding large area of old cultivation to the west of Saideil Tòrr a’ Bheithe, Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • RIG AND FURROW (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • ENCLOSURE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey of a point of land to the west of Saideil Tòrr a’ Bheithe was undertaken in 2014 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 13. Wall using natural basalt dyke running SE/NW at end of rigs with deliberate gap in wall of 75 cms width.

Site 19. Enclosure wall c.½ m high running NNW for c.100 m and west for 50 m with old cultivation possible to NW of the walling in centre of the peninsula at c.14 mtres O.D. (wall marked on O.S. 1:25000). <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6484 8513 (75m by 69m)
Map sheet NM68NW
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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