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Shiaba, Mull

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Shiaba, Mull

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 21980

Site Number NM41NW 8

NGR NM 43687 19160

NGR Description Centred on NM 437 192

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

NM41NW 8 centred on 437 192

A depopulated settlement consisting of about twelve roofless buildings and other enclosures.

Visited by OS 4 June 1972

Cruck-slots noted at NM 439 192 [probably refer to this settlement].

G Stell 1985

A township comprising ten unroofed, three roofed buildings and three enclosures is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire, Island of Mull 1881, sheet cxviii). Eleven unroofed buildings, one roofed building and three enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1976).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 13 August 1998

As depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire, Island of Mull 1881, sheet cxviii), this site lies in the vicinity of a field-system laid out in regular plots or crofts, which may indicate an attempt to establish a crofting settlement.

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 14 May 1999

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