MHG9263 - Possible Fort, Ardelve

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Type and Period (1)

  • FORT (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NG82NE 5 c. 87 27.

From Bard's Castle (NG82NE 1) "the site of another vitrified fort was pointed out to me in the direction of Ardelve (NG 87 26), but I was unable to verify this fact, not having time to visit the locality" (T Wallace 1898).
Cotton (M A Cotton 1954) has traced no more references to this site.
T Wallace 1897 and 1898; M A Cotton 1954.

No trace.
Visited by OS (N K B) 27 September 1966.


Wallace, T, 1896-7, 'Notes of antiquities in Loch Alsh and Kintail', PSAS, Volume 31, 87 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG1180.


Wallace, T D, 1898, 'Dornie and its antiquities', Trans Inverness Sci Soc Fld Club Vol. 4 1888-95, p.108-16, 112 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG641.


Cotton, M A, 1954, 'British camps with timbered-laced ramparts', Archaeol J, Vol. 111, pp 26-105, 76 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG288.


Nisbet, H C, 1975, 'A geological approach to vitrified forts, part II: bedrock and building stone', Science and Archaeology, Vol 15, pp 3-16, p 13, no.35 (Text/Publication/Article). SHG43.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8700 2700 (100m by 100m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NG82NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish LOCHALSH

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