MHG50945 - Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Bhig, Loch Hourn

Summary

Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Bhig, Loch Hourn

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING SETTLEMENT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Camas Chonalain Bhig
Sites identified during an archaeological survey of Loch Hourn by NOSAS in 2006.

Site 988. Shieling hut - An oval stony platform, c4m x 2m, with a central sunken area. To one side of the entrance, a projecting line of stones suggest the remains of a protecting wall or porch.

Site 987. Shieling hut - The footings of an oval structure, c5m x 2m, on a raised platform of stones, with a central sunken area.

Site 986. Shieling hut - The footings of an oval structure, c4m x 2m, sitting on a raised platform of stones, with a central sunken area.

Site 985. Shieling hut - The footings of a circular structure, c3m in diameter, sitting on a raised platform. Sunken in the centre. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2010 APs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 85579 07856 (37m by 16m)
Map sheet NG80NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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