MHG6403 - Allt Nam Meacan


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Type and Period (3)

  • FARMSTEAD (Undated)
  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)
  • WELL (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

On a grassy terrace below crags, 100m W of forestry fence, at 110m OD are ruinous remains of three structures consisting of:
1. A structure with rounded ends meauring 10m NE-SW by 4.8m NW-SE over walls 1m wide. A doorway 0.9m wide survives in the SE wall.
2. A stone-built byre? 6m NE-SW by 3.5m NW-SE over walls 1m wide.
3. A turf-dyked enclosure with a ditch on the uphill side outside the dyke. Enclosure measures 10m by 12.5m, ditch 1.5m wide, 0.5m deep. To the rear of the terrace is a water-filled well cut out of the living rock.
Visited by M Wildgoose 3 April 1990.

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Grid reference Centred NG 6205 2410 (100m by 100m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG62SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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