MHG5459 - Glen Dibidil, Rhum


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Type and Period (1)

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

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Full Description

NM39SE 7 391 935.

This well-preserved shieling site is situated on the E side of the Dibidil River about 750m NNW of Dibidil bothy. There are ten huts, four of them sited on two shieling mounds. The huts vary in shape from subrectangular to oval, and two have two compartments, the smaller opening off the larger. One of the shieling mounds measures 12m in diameter by 1.4m in height; the other is oval measuring 15m by 12m and 1.2m in height. About 250m to the ESE there is a rectangular enclosure measuring 12.8m by 3m within its wall; there is an entrance in each end. RCAHMS 1983, visited May 1983.

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Grid reference Centred NM 3916 9354 (210m by 210m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM39SE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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