MHG52560 - Shieling hut, Torra Fionn
A shieling hut, rectangular on plan with a twinning pen.
Type and Period (2)
- SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- TWINNING PEN (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Paul Swan identified a possible rectangular shieling hut orientated E-W. The outer dimensions are 3.35m by 2.25m with a wall thickness of 0.6m. There is a doorway roughly midway along the south wall. A twinning pen in the NW corner measures 1m by 1.5m. A possible turf walled structure continues the wall lines to the west. <1>
<1> Swan, P, 2008-9, Correspondence from Paul Swan regarding several sites in the Lochcarron area (Text/Correspondence). SHG23871.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 88668 41053 (4m by 3m) (GPS derived)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|