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North Cuil

Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Site Name North Cuil

Classification Enclosure (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 309218

Site Number NM95NE 8.11

NGR NM 9752 5561

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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


Reference (1 September 2008 - 1 October 2008)

Ordnance Survey maps.

Field Visit (1 September 2008 - 1 October 2008)

Visual examination and measurement of site.

Both the first (1875) and second (1897) OS 6-inch maps show the presence of an enclosure here. A line of terracing along the adjacent hillside measuring about 35 metres and a lynchet at right angle to it measuring about 20 metres can still be made out. Until about six years ago an apple tree stood here which sixty yers before was always referred to as the "Old Apple Tree." The fruit was very sour! This enclosure was probably tended by the inhabitants of the cottage at the base of Rudha Beag which is nearby.


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