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Eilean A' Gharb-lain

Enclosure (Period Unassigned), Hut (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Eilean A' Gharb-lain

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned), Hut (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Rubha Leac An Aoil (West)

Canmore ID 289664

Site Number NG80NE 33

NGR NG 87040 06600

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Glenelg (Skye And Lochalsh)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NG80NE 33 87040 06600

Sites identified during an archaeological survey by NOSAS in 2006.

NG 87040 06600 Enclosure - The stone footings of a rectilinear structure, measuring c6m x 5m internally, with a possible entrance in one corner.

NG 87040 06637 A cleared beach on the NE corner of the island.

NG 87042 06741 Hut - The footings of a curvilinear structure, measuring c5m x 5m, lying close to the shoreline.

NG 87050 06600 Hut - A roughly square feature, c4m x 3m x 0.3m high, with a possible entrance on the north side.

NG 87050 06600 Hut - A rectangular shaped feature, c8m x 3m x 0.3m in height. No obvious entrance.

NG 87070 06741 Hut - A curvilinear structure, c5m x 5m x 0.5 in height, on a platform of rock.

NG 87075 06738 Hut - A circular structure, c5m in diameter, standing to 1m in height.

NOSAS, 2007.

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