MHG53134 - Kyle of Durness East

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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT? (Medieval - 1058 AD? to 1559 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Small subrectangular structure, 3 m ENE/WSW x 2 m. Only tops of stone are visible, flush with surrounding ground level - no banks. Mixture of rounded and subangular stone, including quartzite, conglomerate and limestone. No obvious internal features. Possible entrance at E corner. Wall-base is one stone (up to 0.5 m) wide.
On plateau between high limestone crags to E and lower limestone crags to W, under thin turf and heather cover. Low dunes to N. WSW-facing over Kyle of Durness.
?Shieling
Recommendations: None. <1><2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 3757 6823 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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