MHG50957 - Shieling huts, Coire Sgiath Airigh
Shieling huts, Coire Sgiath Airigh
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Coire Sgiath Airigh
Sites identified during an archaeological survey of Loch Hourn by NOSAS in 2006.
Site 843. Shieling hut - a small circular grass mound, c 5m in diameter and 0.8m in height, with the remains of a small square structure, c 2m x 2m, on top. . It has a dished internal area, c0.2m deep. The mound lies 25m to the SW of Site 842.
Site 842. Shieling hut - a roughly rectangular structure, measuring c 6m x 4m, lies in a green grassy patch, on an otherwise heathery hillside, below a more fertile alluvial delta, located at the base of a gentle west facing slope. The west wall is c4m long and is reasonably well defined. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 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.18 Sites 842,843.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 91778 05449 (38m by 19m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/289684 (View HER Canmore entry for this site)
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