MHG1836 - Shieling Hut, Easan Burn


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Cairn (NR). OS 6" map, (1959)

The indefinite remains of several constructions, probably shielings, situated on a green knoll. They appear to have been small oblong buildings with two or three chambers. One more indefinite than the rest measures interiorly 16' by 7'.
RCAHMS 1911, visited 1910.

A grassy mound measuring 30m by 17m and 1m high, surmounted by vague traces of rectangular structures, and, as stated by the RCAHMS, are probably shielings.
Visited by OS (I S S) 11 April 1972.

RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 84, No. 302 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 2627 4248 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND24SE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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