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Port a' Chotain [1]

Islay, Port a' Chotain, Argyllshire.

NGR:NR 39720 78350
WGS84:55.92755, -6.16834
Length:Not recorded
Vert. Range:Not recorded
Altitude:Not recorded
Geology:Not recorded
Tags:Cave, Archaeo

Raised beach sea cave. Archaeological test pitted, contains deposits and constructions. Preliminary shovel pit in shell midden extended into test pit. Shell midden contained many fish & animal bones. No cultural material recovered.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

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This entry was last updated: 2018-04-11 18:09:07

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