MHG18654 - Coille Bhreac
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Type and Period (2)
- SHIELING HUT (Undated)
- DAIRY (Undated)
- None recorded
Centred 083 527
The footings of the shieling bothy are on a grassy knoll, and consist of two compartments of drystone construction. The present ground level of small D-shaped compartment is lower than living area and was probably the'dairy'. They measure 5.5m by 2.5m and c2.Om internally. A neighbouring grassy knoll to W has stones showing through vegetation, but no obvious outline.
20m downhill is another grassy knoll with an oval outline of stones, measuring 3.5m by 2.3m.
10m uphill from shieling to NE, on lower edge of a heather-covered knoll, is a semi-circular outline of large stones, c 3.5m diameter.
Further uphill to W is a circular area of grass, edged by heather, through which stones are evident; size is c 3.5m.
Further uphill to NW is a flattened, grassy area, with moss covered stones visible through the turf, possibly circular.
- --- SHG2367 Text/Publication/Volume: Jim Hughs. 1999. A Steep Turn to The Stars, A history of aviation in the Moray Firth.. 2nd.
- --- SHG455 Text/Publication/Article: Macdonald, M. 1994. 'Coille Bhreac, Glen Carron (Lochcarron parish): shieling', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1994, p.40. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 40. 40.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 0829 5270 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/87577 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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