MHG51351 - Shieling hut, Torra Fionn


A shieling hut with the start of a boundary wall running from the NW corner.

Type and Period (2)

  • SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOUNDARY WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This site was notified to us by local researcher, Paul Swan, in September 2008. The shieling overlooks Kishorn brae in a generally south westerly direction and is backed by a crag giving it good protection from bad weather. It is 5.2m long x 3.2m wide x 1.2m highest wall, with a 1.4m wide doorway in its north westerly side. It also has the start of a boundary wall running off from the same NW corner. <1><2>

A feature that matches this description is visible on an RAF vertical aerial photograph dated 1947. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 8872 4112 (10m by 11m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG84SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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