MHG50945 - Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Bhig, Loch Hourn
Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Bhig, Loch Hourn
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING SETTLEMENT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
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>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wombell, J. 03/2007. A Report on the 2006 Archaeological Survey of Loch Hourn, Inverness-shire. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.14 Sites 985-988.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2010. Getmapping aerial photography 2010. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 85579 07856 (37m by 16m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/289641 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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