MHG54207 - Bothy, Scalpay


A bothy 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

Around 50 metres south-east of the All a' Chinn Uachdaraich on a bracken covered rise, and situated at 14 metres OD, are the degraded remains of a stone and turf-built bothy. Aligned on a N-S axis and measuring 9.0 metres long by 5.0 metres wide over walls of indetenninate thickness, the structure has no visible entrance and survives to 0.25 metres in height. Two individual lazy-beds are located immediately to the east of the structure. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 5901 2910 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG52NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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