MHG53980 - Possible shieling, Sciberscross


A possible shieling hut, curdely built, recorded during walkover survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Possible sheiling with a crude boulder backwall which looks like it may have originally been a clearance cairn, and a crude semi-circular boulder wall around its front (Plate 32). The wall is 0.8m thick and 0.4m high, with a possible 0.4m wide central entrance. The interior is now uneven with some fallen boulders. It measures 4m x 3m externally (2.5m x 1.5m internally) and with its long axis trending 1240. It nestles in a sheltered hollow with a small spring immediately to its W. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference NC 7668 0977 (point) (GPS derived)
Map sheet NC70NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ROGART

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