MHG39260 - Shieling, Rubha an Duin Bhain
An area of 18th/19th cultivation with the remains of at least one shieling hut.
Type and Period (4)
- SHIELING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- CULTIVATION REMAINS (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)
- BOUNDARY WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
South of fort is an area of cultivation of 18th-19th century period which is bounded on landward side by a wall joining separate stretches of rock outcrop to form a barrier. Built against base of a rocky cliff within walled area, is a ruined shieling measuring c3 mx 2 m.
Fort surveyed at 1:10,000; enlargement at 1:1250.
Visited by OS (NKB) 8 June 1970
Lies within Scheduled Area NM47SW0001
For NMR and Schedule see Reference and Photos in NM47SW0001 <1>
<1> RCAHMS, Canmore, online database of the Royal Commission for the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) (Interactive Resource/Online Database). SHG23282.
|Grid reference||Centred NM 4485 7038 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/22141 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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