MHG29356 - Structure - Loch Nan Tri-Eileanan 4


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  • STRUCTURE (Undated)

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Full Description

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.

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Grid reference Centred NG 8284 5996 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG85NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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