MHG50949 - Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Mhoir, Loch Hourn


Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Mhoir, Loch Hourn

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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

Site 976 Shieling hut - The footings of an irregular rectilinear structure, c 5m x 3m, on a knoll within an area of sloping, bracken infested, grassland.

Site 975. Shieling hut - A drystone curvilinear structure, measuring c 4m x 4m and standing to 0.8m in height, with a smaller structure in the upper part. Ruinous, but the upslope walls are well delineated. The entrance is in the upslope wall and has walling above it. The structure lies c 3m from the burn. <1>

Note; Site not visible on Aps so location approximate. (T Blackie 11/6/18)

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Grid reference Centred NG 86378 07477 (34m by 34m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG80NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH

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