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Raasay, South Fearns

Bank (Earthwork)(S) (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval)

Site Name Raasay, South Fearns

Classification Bank (Earthwork)(S) (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval)

Canmore ID 276690

Site Number NG53NE 174

NGR NG 5866 3534

NGR Description Centred NG 5866 3534

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Portree
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG53NE 174 centred 5866 3534

A field bank, 63m in length, was recorded here during a field survey of the Suisnish area of Raasay by ACFA, who have conducted surveys on the island every year since 1995. it joins with another bank to create a large field with a steep slope. Within is an area of rig-and-furrow cultivation, 4m wide.

J Macdonald and J Scott Wood 2005.


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