MHG50822 - Abhainn Nan Leac

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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING (Undated)

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NMRS Report: (12/06/2007 10:28:59)
NG51NW 67 5257 1957

NG 5257 1957 Two stone built shielings lying on the south side of a small burn.
The upper shieling comprises a circular cell which measures 3.0m in diameter over walls 0.65m thick and standing 0.6m high. Attached to the lower south-west side, and accessed by a narrow creep, is a rectangular cell which measures 2.9m long by 2.1m wide over walls 0.7m thick. The lower south-west wall containing the entrance has collapsed down the slope.
4.0m to the south-west and down the slope is a circular stone cell, part collapsed, which measures 3.1m in diameter over walls 0.6m thick. There is no obvious entrance.
Martin Wildgoose, George Kozikowski and Steven Birch, 1997.


<1> RCAHMS, 02/2008, Annual update from Canmore, 289026 (Dataset). SHG24123.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 5256 1956 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet NG51NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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