MHG53162 - Kyle of Durness East


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Oval structure measuring 3 m N/S x 2.5 m, defined by ring of subangular boulders set in sand, c 0.5 m wide. A few stones in interior and around perimeter.
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.
Possible shieling structure, very similar to site 183 and in similar topographic position.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>

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Grid reference NC 3739 6773 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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