MHG50798 - Skye, Lon Na H-atha


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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NMRS Report: (07/06/2007 14:49:34)
NG44SE 124 4667 4352

NG 4667 4352 On the south-east bank of the Lon na h-Atha and 40 metres up stream from a spectacular waterfall are the well preserved ruins of two shielings.
The shieling closest to the river consists of a 4.00 metre diameter stone cell with a smaller 2.50 metre diameter stone cell attached to its west side. There are no visible entrance into either cell.
About 10.00 metres to the south-east of the above is a less well preserved single cell structure which measures 5.00 metres in diameter over very tumbled stone and turf walls. A possible entrance lies on the north-east (downhill) side of the shieling. A path leads from this site, to the only possible crossing of the river.
Martin Wildgoose, December 1998.

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Grid reference Centred NG 4666 4352 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG44SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

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