MHG2436 - Shieling Huts, Raffin Burn


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  • SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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(ND 0842 3593; ND 0846 3595 and ND 0851 3587) Old Shielings (NAT) OS 6" map, (1962)

A mile or so W of the shielings near Cnocan con na Craige there is a similar settlement by the banks of the Raffin Burn.
RCAHMS 1911.

Three small reed-covered mound on the top of which are the scant remains of shieling bothies each measuring about 4 by 3m.
Visited by OS (W D J) 30 June 1960.

No change. Visited by OS (N K B) 6 August 1982.

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. 303 (Text/Report). SHG2664.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0840 3589 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet ND03NE
Civil Parish LATHERON
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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