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Ceann-locha, Shieldaig

Occupation Site (Mesolithic)

Site Name Ceann-locha, Shieldaig

Classification Occupation Site (Mesolithic)

Canmore ID 11933

Site Number NG85SW 2

NGR NG 8162 5227

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

C14 Radiocarbon Dating


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Applecross
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NG85SW 2 8162 5227

A mesolithic site on Shieldaig Estate (NG 8154) was excavated by Dr M J Walker, Dept of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh, from 24th March 1973 to 7th April 1973.


This site is well known locally to be situated in a roadside gravel quarry at NG 8162 5227, otherwise no further information.

Visited by OS (J M) 20 May 1974.


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