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Islay, Gleann Beinn Tart A'mhill

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Gleann Beinn Tart A'mhill

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 81708

Site Number NR25NW 47

NGR NR 212 571

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NR25NW 47 212 571.

An early village, of eleven structures, including four houses, sheds and a circular corn kiln, lies among cultivation rigs on the NE approach to Cnoc Mor. Apart, on the W, is a longhouse 40ft by 18ft with a room at the upper W interior, a built platform with a central pit in the middle of the building and at the lower E end, a round pit which is connected to the central pit by a channel which runs below the platform. It suggests a mill rather than a smithy.

F Newall 1962.

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