MHG50968 - Shieling settlement, Coire Mhalagain
Shieling settlement, Coire Mhalagain
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING SETTLEMENT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Sites identified during an archaeological survey by NOSAS in 2006.
Site 666. A sub-circular shieling mound, measuring c 3.5m N-S x 3m. There is a stone revetment around the steepest side of the mound. There is a stone revetment around the steepest side of the mound.
Site 663. A probable shieling hut, measuring c 3m N-S x 2m internally, with a 0.8m internal diameter outshot at NE corner. There is a possible entrance near the SE corner. The low footings are turf covered and there is moss and rush within the structure.
Site 665. An oval shieling mound, with a central depression, measuring c 3m NE-SW x 2m internally. No stone is visible protruding through the moss, Juncus and Blaeberry covering the mound. <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.20 Sites 663,665,666.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2010. Getmapping aerial photography 2010. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 93023 11413 (43m by 15m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/289700 (View HER Canmore entry for this site)
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