MHG5050 - Cro Nan Caorach


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  • SHIELING HUT (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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NG34NW 21 333 494

Cro nan Caorach: 'a small hollow where there had been houses and people living'; (four unroofed buildings shown on OS 6-inch map, 1965).
Name Book 1877.

Lying on both banks of the Allt Cro nan Caorach, on about the 140m contour, is a group of 4 well-preserved shielings. They are of 2, 3 and 4 cell types within turf mounds, the internal facings of stone are well preserved and inter-cell creeps are visible.
Information from R Miket, October 1989.

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Grid reference Centred NG 3329 4940 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG34NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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