MHG54195 - Shieling group, Scalpay


A gorup of 2 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

Situated on an east facing slope above the Allt a' Chinn Uachdaraich, and to either side of a small east-trending stream, are the very degraded remains of 2 turf and stone-built shielings. These ephemeral structures now appear as low
platforms cut into the hillside their appearance enhanced somewhat by their use as cattle stances. The site is located at 75 metres OD. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 5916 2975 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG52NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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