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Mull, Lord Lovat's Cave

Cave (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Mull, Lord Lovat's Cave

Classification Cave (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 79944

Site Number NM62SW 14

NGR NM 603 206

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Torosay
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM62SW 14 603 206

Name: NM 6035 2069 Lord Lovat's Cave: a cave or chamber branching off Uamh nan Eun about halfway in on the left hand side. It is entered downwards through a narrow chasm, opening into a chamber 50' x 15' x 20' (15.25m x 4.57m x 6.1m). It has at one time an independent entrance from the front of the cliff, but it is now filled up with gravel and stones. During the 1745 rebelllion Lord Lovat hid here getting provisions from the proprietor of Lochbuy House.

Name Book 1878.

According to local information, the entrances to the cave are now blocked by rockfalls.

Visited by OS (DWR) 22 May 1972.

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