MHG60318 - Dyke - West An Garbh Uillt, Rhu


Stone and turf dyke at West An Garbh Uillt, Rhu.

Type and Period (2)

  • DYKE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • CULTIVATION REMAINS (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey of the area around West An Garbh Uillt (The Rough Burn) was undertaken in 2015 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 11. Stone and turf dyke to 0.5 mtr high running for c.80 mtrs NW along side slope and low ridge on SW side and running c.15 NE to centre of gully. Gully is an area of old cultivation with steeper rocky slope on NE side. Beyond NW end of wall more patches of rigs are down the slope towards the road. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6532 8475 (41m by 52m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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