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Islay, Upper Leorin

Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Field System (Period Unassigned), Lime Kiln (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Upper Leorin

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Field System (Period Unassigned), Lime Kiln (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 37577

Site Number NR34NE 51

NGR NR 3602 4916

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

NR34NE 51 3602 4916

Manuscript annotations on an RCAHMS working map indicate two long ranges of drystone construction and built from rounded bloulders; also a kiln. To the N there is a 'cairnfield'.

(Undated) annotation on RCAHMS working map.

Two partially roofed buildings, one of which is a long building, one enclosure, an "Old Limekiln" and a field-system are depicted on the OS 1st edition 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1882, sheet ccxxxii). Two unroofed buildings, one enclosure, a disused kiln and the fragmentary remains of the field-system are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1981).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 7 December 1998


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