MHG54206 - Shieling, Scalpay


A single-cell stone and turf built shieling, recorded during walkover survey on Scalpay.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Set on the east bank of the AlIt a' Chinn Uachdaraich at 40 metres OD, amidst a small patch of bracken, are the degraded remains of a single-cell stone and turf-built shieling. Measuring 2.5 metres in diameter over walls 0.6 metres
thick, the structure has no visible entrance and survives to a maximum height of 0.4 metres. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 5921 2943 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG52NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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