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Ariundle Oakwoods

Structure (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Ariundle Oakwoods

Classification Structure (Period Unassigned)

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

Canmore ID 241142

Site Number NM86SW 90

NGR NM 8376 6427

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 90 8376 6427

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.

Sponsor: Sunart Oakwoods Research Group

NM 8376 6427 Structure.

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

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