MHG55313 - Shieling group, Kilbeg


A group of five very degraded turf shielings identified during a walkover survey (Sites 5a to 5e in the survey report).

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A group of five very degraded turf shielings are located on the SE flanks of Maol Buidhe at 208m OD and are covered by grass, moss and rushes. Walls surviving to a maximum height of between 0.4m and 0.6m and spread to between 0.6m and 0.8m wide. See individual site records. <1>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 6453 0782 (48m by 52m)
Map sheet NG60NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

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Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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