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Loch Linnhe, Eilean Balnagowan

Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Loch Linnhe, Eilean Balnagowan

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 23331

Site Number NM95SE 1

NGR NM 9537 5395

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lismore And Appin (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM95SE 1 9537 5395

(NM 9537 5395) Enclosure (NR) (rems of)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

The island of Eilean Balnagowan consists of two rocky ridges joined by a strip of lower ground on which are the wasted remains of a circular stone-walled enclosure measuring about 4 metres in diameter within a wall 1.3 metres thick. The wall is best preserved on the south half of its circuit where some outer facing stones remain in position. There is no sign of an entrance.

RCAHMS 1975, visited May 1970.

As described.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 scale.

Visited by OS (W D J) 29 April 1970.

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