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Allt Airigh Na Drochaid

Cave (Period Unassigned), Rock Shelter(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Allt Airigh Na Drochaid

Classification Cave (Period Unassigned), Rock Shelter(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Coire Sgamhadail

Canmore ID 192328

Site Number NG73NE 6

NGR NG 7906 3826

NGR Description NG 7906 3826 and NG 7880 3820

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

NG73NE 6 7906 3826

The following sites were recorded between October 1999 and May 2000 as part of the Scotland's First Settlers Project (DES 1999, 49-50):

NG 7906 3826 Coire Sgamhadail 1 & 2 Cave. + *

Notes: + = containing visible midden.

* = test-pitted sites.

> = sites considered inappropriate for test pitting.

A full report has been lodged with the NMRS.

Sponsors: Historic Scotland, Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Society of Antiquaries of London, Prehistoric Society, Russell Trust, Applecross Estates Trust, Munro Fund, University of Edinburgh, Ross and Cromarty Enterprise, Leader 11, CFA, private donations.

K Hardy and C Wickham-Jones 2000


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