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Iona, Reilig Odhrain

Lithic Working Site (Prehistoric), Scraper (Tool)

Site Name Iona, Reilig Odhrain

Classification Lithic Working Site (Prehistoric), Scraper (Tool)

Canmore ID 21660

Site Number NM22SE 43

NGR NM 2861 2446

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilfinichen And Kilvickeon
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM22SE 43 2861 2446.

A Mesolithic thumb-nail scraper and flint debitage were disclosed during excavation in a natural gully (Ditch 3 on plan) by Barber (1982) in 1979.

J W Barber 1982.

NM 287 244 ?Flint core found by M Palmer immediately E of the path running to the E of the ruins of St Mary's chapel.

D Hind 1998


Aerial Photography (2 June 1997)

External Reference (28 October 2011)

Scheduled as element within 'The monument known as St Mary's Abbey, Iona, monastic settlement [comprising] the remains of the large early historic monastic settlement founded by St Columba in AD 563, St Martin's Cross, and parts of medieval buildings associated with the Benedictine Abbey of St Mary founded around AD 1200.'

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 28 October 2011.


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