MHG54194 - Shieling group, Scalpay


Three stone and turf-built shielings recorded during walkover survey on Scalpay.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING SETTLEMENT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

On south-east facing platform overlooking the AlIt a' Chinn Uachdaraich and at the base of old forestry gripping, 6 metres uphill from metal fence, are the degraded remains of 3 stone and turf-built shielings. The shieling group is
situated at 92 metres OD and comprise single and multi-cell types. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 5916 2991 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG52NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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