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Islay, Trudernish Point

Clearance Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned), Mound(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Trudernish Point

Classification Clearance Cairn(S) (Period Unassigned), Mound(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 38051

Site Number NR45SE 11

NGR NR 4659 5245

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NR45SE 11 4659 5245

NR 466 525. A roughly circular structure lies in a hollow between Trudernish Farm field and the cliff on the N side of Aros Bay. It measures 15ft by 12ft within 3ft walls widening to 6ft at the entrance, in the E.

To the right of the entrance is a 5ft by 5ft recess.

I D Shanks 1972.

NR 4659 5245. Mr Shanks pointed this feature out on the map.

It consists of three small grass-covered stony mounds fortuitously forming a semi-circle and in no way resembling an antiquity. It is similar to other stony mounds in the area (see NR45SE 20) and is probably of 18th-19th century date.

Visited by OS (BS) 24 June 1978; (undated) information from I D Shanks, 85 Frederick Crescent, Port Ellen.

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