MHG29356 - Structure - Loch Nan Tri-Eileanan 4
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Type and Period (1)
- STRUCTURE (Undated)
- None recorded
Small round structure; substantially built and roughly corbelled to max height of 1.1m, some stones fallen into structure which is beneath overhanging gneiss outcrop, possible entrance to cliff side. 0.8m internal diameter. Possibly a lambing pen or for storage.
This structure might be one of many mentioned in NG85NW0004 (MHG7595).
M Macdonald Torridon Sheiling Survey 1992.
J Aitken : 12/12/00.
MacDonald lists shieling bothies at NG 8288 5995, NG 8292 5995 and NG 8289 5998. The latter is associated with a small circular structure and a second small circular structure, possibly a lambing pen is noted at NG 8285 5996. (No details given.) <1>
This structure may be one recorded during the desk based assessment and walkover survey undertaken by J Wordsworth and J Harden at Torridon for the National Trust for Scotland in 1996-2002. <2>
See also MHG24453, 29355, 29357.
- <1> Text/Publication/Article: MacDonald, M. 1992. ''Torridon shieling survey (Applecross, Gairloch and Lochcarron parishes)'', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1992, p.44-5. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 44-5. 44-5.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wordsworth, J. & Harden, J.. 2002. Torridon Archaeological Survey 1996-2002. The National Trust for Scotland (NTS). 13/01/2003. Paper and Digital. TOR010.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8284 5996 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/80955/torridon-loch-nan-tri-eileanan (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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