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Ariundle Oakwoods

Cultivation Remains (Period Unassigned), Pen (Period Unassigned), Track (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Ariundle Oakwoods

Classification Cultivation Remains (Period Unassigned), Pen (Period Unassigned), Track (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Ceann A' Chreagain; Strontian; Sunart

Canmore ID 241007

Site Number NM86SW 57

NGR NM 8343 6417

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NM86SW 57 8343 6417

A survey of the Ariundle Oakwoods yielded evidence for past woodland management, mining activity and agriculture. Several kilometres of stone and turf dykes were planned, and woodland enclosures shown on Bald's Estate Plan of 1806/7 were identified. The woodland showed evidence of extensive tree planting and management on a coppice rotation, but there were no pollarded trees. The last comprehensive felling appears to have taken place c 1850.

NM 8343 6417 Pens; track; ploughed field.

Sponsor: Sunart Oakwoods Research Group

J Dye, M Gascoigne, M Kirby, J E Kirby, J Lawson, J Read 2002.


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