MHG53165 - Kyle of Durness East


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Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Circular structure, 3.3 m in overall diameter, with walls 0.5 m (2 stones) wide. Only tops of stones are visible through the turf. No clear entrance. 1 m to S is a subsquare feature, 1 m square, with stones just visible through the turf.
On top of ridge under heather and grass, overlooking Kyle of Durness.
?Shieling structure and associated feature, perhaps a dairy.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference NC 3738 6722 (point) Approximate
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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