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Oronsay, Oronsay Airstrip

Midden (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Oronsay, Oronsay Airstrip

Classification Midden (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Seal Cottage

Canmore ID 37817

Site Number NR38NE 5

NGR NR 3605 8833

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Colonsay And Oronsay
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR38NE 5 3606 8833.

(Area NR 361 883) Kitchen midden discovered 1971 (probably Medieval - see NR38NE 12).

P Mellars and S Payne 1971

NR 3603 8833. A low grass-covered sandy mound 7.0m by 10.0m and with a high shell content indicated in rabbit burrows.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (BS) 12 April 1974.

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