MHG54402 - Shieling group, Coire Mhoraigean


The uppermost of two shieling groups consisting of seven shieling mounds.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING MOUND (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

158 The uppermost of the 2 shieling sites was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project and is at NH 2027 4850 is at an altitude of 425m, between two streams, at the head of the Allt Coire Mhoraigean. Seven shieling mounds are distributed across a NW facing slope, most are approximately circular between 3 to 4 metres in diameter, some being slightly concave whilst others are defined by low turf banks. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2030 4854 (122m by 106m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH24NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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