MHG51352 - Shieling hut, Torra Fionn

Summary

A shieling hut with a rounded end with an entrance in its south side.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This site was notified to us by local researcher, Paul Swan. This shieling lies on the very end of a westerly pointing finger-like promontory (it even has a rounded end wall resembling a fingernail). It is 5.5m long x 2.8m wide x 0.5m wall height, with an entrance in it south side. <1><2>


<1> Swan, P, 2008-9, Correspondence from Paul Swan regarding several sites in the Lochcarron area (Text/Correspondence). SHG23871.


<2> Swan, P, 2008, Shielings - Lochcarron Crofts (Text/Manuscript). SHG23888.

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 886 410 (100m by 100m) (Centred)
Map sheet NG84SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHCARRON

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