MHG62893 - Mounds - Gleann Charadail, Eigg


Two mounds at Gleann Charadail, Eigg.

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  • MOUND (Unknown date)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

To the NW of Abhainn Gleann Charadail there are two mounds and three huts in an area of banks and field clearance. On the W side of the terrace, on a summit with field clearance there are two mounds. The westernmost mound (EIGG01 1001) measures 9.3m by 7m externally and 1m in height. There is an enclosure to the NE of the mound that measures 4.5m NW-SE by 3m transversely within stony banks. The entrance is on the NW. Immediately to the E is a second mound (1000) that measures 13m N-S by 11.3m transversely and stands up to 0.6m in height. Large boulders mark the S, E and W sides of the mound. To the W is a clearance heap (253) that was previously identified by Cushion (1998 site 3a) as a possible hut circle.
EIGG01 253, 1000-1001
Visited by RCAHMS (ARG) 16 October 2002; (AGCH) 19 April 2002

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Grid reference Centred NM 4653 8735 (49m by 41m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM48NE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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