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Islay, Upper Killeyan

Cultivation Remains (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Upper Killeyan

Classification Cultivation Remains (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 37296

Site Number NR24SE 9

NGR NR 282 414

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kildalton And Oa
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR24SE 9 282 414

Manuscript annotation on RCAHMS working map indicates 'clearance cairns'.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

NR 282 414. A cairn, 26ft across, with several earthfast boulders round the periphery, and with at centre a hog-backed stone lying inverted over a lower slab, lies at the N end of a turf and boulder dyke.

F Newall and H E Newall 1961.

Field clearance and a wall.

Visited by RCAHMS 2 June 1977.

All that can be seen at the given map reference are some large stones piled up against a ruined field wall. Not an antiquity.

Visited by OS (BS) 30 May 1978.


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