MHG60706 - Possible Fort - Creag Dhubh
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Type and Period (1)
- FORT? (Undated)
- None recorded
A walkover survey of an area of ancient wood pasture at Laudale House in 2011 recorded a possible fort(s). A low, twin-topped oak covered ridge with excellent views up and down Loch Sunart may have been fortified. The N top measures 25 x 12m, with crags to the E and steep slopes to the N and W. The 42m descent to the col has a series of short lynchets, and the E slope is covered in lazy beds. The S top is 34m beyond the col, and measures 18 x 9m. The W and E sides are steep and the E side is also protected by bog. A level ‘platform’ on the S side c15 x 15m may have been a working area. <1>
GIS spatial data created 2019 based on OS Master Map. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NM 7520 5982 (79m by 109m)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/333236/laudale (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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