MHG53161 - 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

Circular structure measuring 3.3 m in diameter within double-skinned wall 0.6 m side Stones are flush with turf. Possible entrance in the W arc 0.65 m wide. Stone is mostly quartzite, some limestone showing but could be bedrock. Quite ephemeral.
On level, NNE/SSW-running terrace, defined by craggy faces to E and W, in thin turf. W- and NW-facing over Kyle of Durness.
?Shieling structure.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3740 6779 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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