MHG52653 - Shieling hut, south of Allt a'Choire


A probable shieling hut, possibly associated with the nearby peat cuttings.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT (16th Century to 18th Century - 1560 AD to 1800 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rectangular structure of low rough rubble walling is tucked into the rock face on the SE bank of the stream where the gorge widens briefly (Photos 18 and 19). This is in the style of a shieling structure and the gorge offers a small,secure and sheltered location. It is, however, very close to the main area of the settlement and may be a day shieling, possibly assocaited with the peat cutting. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 15153 93537 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH19SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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