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Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval) - (Post Medieval)

Site Name Queenshouse

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Rig And Furrow (Medieval) - (Post Medieval)

Canmore ID 89075

Site Number NN25SE 8

NGR NN 2567 5492

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Glenorchy And Inishail (Lochaber)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NN25SE 8 2567 5492.

The remains of Queenshouse consist of one longhouse lying E-W and a secondary smaller cottage lying perpendicular to this at its W end. The houses are surrounded by a retaining dyke, with rig and furrow cultivation to the W of the enclosure. Two other raised areas within the enclosure may be the sites of earlier structures, though only the southernmost example had remnants of masonry to support this.

NMRS MS/725/68.

The ruin at Queenshouse at NN 2567 5492 is simply that of an old shepherd's house.

Visited by OS (ES) 11 June 1974.


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