MHG50969 - 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 670. An oval shieling mound, with a central depression measuring c 3m N-S x 1.5m internally. There is a circular outshot at the SE corner, measuring c1m in internal diameter. Stonework is visible around the outshot.
Site 671. A low, oval shaped shieling mound, with a central depression, measuring c3m E-W x 2m internally, and a small circular outshot at the SE corner. The mound is covered in mosses and Juncus.
Site 672. A very low shieling mound, with a central depression, measuring c 3m x 2m internally. It is covered in mosses and Juncus. <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. p21 Sites 670-672.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2010. Getmapping aerial photography 2010. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 93495 11669 (47m by 54m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/289752 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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