Uamh Righ (King’s Cave), Argyll and Bute

NGR: NR 5177 8246


Canmore: 38281

SCD: 4438

Excavation: J.J.Judge, 1930s; J.Mercer, 1971.

Curation: National Museum of Scotland

Burials: MNI: 1

Finds: Flint artefacts, Iron Age stone artefacts and pottery, bone artefacts, animal bones.

Date: ?Iron Age (4)

14C: -


Mercer, J. (1978) The investigation of the King’s Cave, Isle of Jura, Argyll. Glasgow Archaeological Journal 5: 44-70.

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (1984) Argyll: an Inventory of the Monuments. Volume 5: Islay, Jura, Colonsay and Oronsay. Edinburgh and London, HMSO.

Tolan-Smith, C. (2001) The Caves of Mid Argyll: an Archaeology of Human Use. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph Series 20. Edinburgh.

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