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Druim Liath

Building(S) (Period Unassigned), Field System (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Druim Liath

Classification Building(S) (Period Unassigned), Field System (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 145231

Site Number NM46NE 8

NGR NM 4763 6747

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Ardnamurchan
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll


Field Walking (16 June 2011 - 20 June 2011)

NM 4790 6890 (centred on) A desk-based assessment and walkover survey was carried out 16–20 June 2011 at Glen Drian, on the N tip of the Ardnamurchan peninsula, in advance of a bracken control programme. The work was undertaken to assess the nature and extent of any archaeology and to inform proposals for the programme. The survey recorded scheduled ancient monuments and previously unrecorded sites, and confirmed that the area contains sites of regional and national importance. The post-medieval settlement remains in the area, which are ruinous but mostly well preserved, are extensive and represent multiple phases of occupation and building.

Archive: Highland HER, RCAHMS and WCAS (intended)

Funder: Ardnamurchan Estates

West Coast Archaeological Services, 2011

OASIS ID: westcoas1-107072


A field-system is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1876, sheet xiv) and on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974) where it is more extensive on the W.

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 12 February 1999


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