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Back Settlement

Corn Drying Kiln (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Back Settlement

Classification Corn Drying Kiln (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Leacnasgeir

Canmore ID 309239

Site Number NM95NE 15.09

NGR NM 9764 5646

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

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Field Visit (1 February 2010 - 1 June 2010)

Visual inspection of site: Photographs: Measured.

This kiln, a mere 75 metres from another a little lower down the track to Leacnasgeir, is not shown on any maps. The bottom has a downward slope and it is entirely covered by grass but probing suggests that it is stone lined. The lip is oriented to the south-east. Why there should be two kilns so close together is a mystery. It is at the top of a quite steep field showing evidence of rig and furrow.

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