NG5436 : Iron Age souterrain

near to Clachan, Highland, Great Britain

Iron Age souterrain
Iron Age souterrain
A souterrain near Clachan, which was constructed around 2,000 years ago by placing lintel stones across a natural fissure in the rock. Quite what its original purpose was remains an enigma, but this one was used at one time as a store for oars (hence its name Uamh nan Ramh) and more recently, until 1998 when it was cleaned out, was simply used as a rubbish dump.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright James Allan and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2012
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NG5436, 104 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Supplemental image
Date Taken
Monday, 25 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Raasay 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5493 3644 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:21.1393N 6:4.5446W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 549 364
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Forward to a
friend by email


Other Tags
Souterrain 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

This page has been viewed about 18 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register