MHG53396 - Shieling huts, Allt na Cloiche-pruinne

Summary

Two small shieling-type structures south east of the stream.

Type and Period (2)

  • SHIELING HUT? (Medieval to 18th Century - 1058 AD? to 1800 AD?)
  • STRUCTURE (Medieval to 18th Century - 1058 AD? to 1800 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two small shieling-type structures were noted during a walkover survey in August 2008. The first is visible as a sub-square measuring 2m by 2m, open to the north and constructed of earth and small stones. The second is less distinct, consisting of grassy banks which appaer to have been built against the face of a boulder, with a possible opening to the south west. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NH 4857 8050 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NH48SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ALNESS

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