MHG5502 - Shieling huts - Kinloch Glen, Rhum


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Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG30SE 40 386 005.

There are two subrectangular shieling huts, one on each side of the deer-fence, about 250m NE of its junction with the track to Kinloch.
The N hut measures 2.9m by 1.9m within a wall 0.8m thick and 0.6m high, and the door is on the N; three possible pens lie to the W. The S hut is 3m by 2.1m within a wall 0.7m thick and 0.8m high; the door is on the N.
Visited by RCAHMS May 1983.

Note: NRHE has incorrect NGR at 138600 800500.

GIS spatial data amended in 2020 accoring to location of sites as seen on 2013 vertical aerial photographs. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 3860 0056 (29m by 21m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG30SE
Civil Parish SMALL ISLES
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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