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Islay, Allalladh

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Allalladh

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 38044

Site Number NR45NW 4

NGR NR 4100 5818

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Killarow And Kilmeny
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR45NW 4 4100 5818.

NR 415 581. A linear settlement of Medieval huts occupies a narrow hill terrace. There are four oval huts with annexed bins, one oval hut with a separate bin, and one round hut.

D Gillies, A S Newall and F Newall 1968.

Centred NR 4100 5818. A post-Medieval deserted settlement situated on a gentle south west-facing hillslope and occupying an area of approximately 8 hectares.

There are the footings of at least five rectangular buildings, the largest being 6.5m by 4.0m. The whole areas shows evidence of recent agriculture with several fragmentary field banks evident, some recent stone field clearance heaps and rig and furrow cultivation.

The round 'huts' noted by Newall (1968) were not identified.

Visited by OS (TRG) 28 June 1978.

NR 409 581. Settlement of late Medieval huts with round corn bins at the ends: three long oval huts, 15ft by 12ft with 9ft bins and two round huts, 10ft in diameter.

D Gillies, A S Newall and F Newall 1968.

Renumbered from NR45NW 6 to be part of NR45NW 4.

RM 30 December 1987.

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