MHG52574 - Shieling hut, Torra Fionn

Summary

A shieling hut with adjoining semicircular feature.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Paul Swan reported a possible shieling hut (one of three in this general location), rectangular on plan and orientated E-W. The remains comprise low turf covered wall footings measuring 3m by 2m. A semi-circular feature adjoins the eastern wall of radius 1.2m <1><2>


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


<2> Swan, P, 2008-11, Photographs of various HER sites submitted by Paul Swan (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG23809.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 88700 41057 (3m by 2m) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NG84SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHCARRON

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