MHG53698 - Building/Sheiling, Glencanisp

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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Surveyed by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in December 2009. A small building, 4m by 3m and 0.4m high is situated at the end of a short valley with good views to north. The building comprises stone footing, possibly for turf walls, and is rectangular in plan, oriented E-W.The structure is ruinous, with no obvious sign of the entrance. The local area comprises improved pasture. <1>


<1> Cavers, G & Hudson, G, 05/2010, Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish, 71, p.96 (Text/Report/Fieldwork Report). SHG24882.

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 1180 2219 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC12SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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