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Rum, Sron An T-saighdeir

Gathering Fold (Post Medieval)

Site Name Rum, Sron An T-saighdeir

Classification Gathering Fold (Post Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Sgorr Reidh

Canmore ID 314273

Site Number NM39NW 65

NGR NM 30936 98697

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Small Isles
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire


Field Visit (22 August 2011)

A gathering fold has been built over the line of the ruinous wall that runs from the cliffs on the SW to the scree slopes below Sron an t-Saighdeir (see NM39NW 5). It consists of a walled area, or fold, with four collapsed corbelled cells, two of which on the E and SSE open off the fold, while the two on the W and SW are apparently entered from outside. On the N the fold is fronted by a curving stone wall. The corbelled roofs of all four cells have collapsed, and the entrance to the E cell is largely masked by tumble. The SSE cell comprises two compartments with the lintel over the entrance into the upper, SSE, compartment still in situ 0.5m above ground level.

Visited by RCAHMS (ARG, GG) 22 August 2011.


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