MHG55314 - Shieling group, Kilbeg


The degraded remains of four turf-built shielings identified during a walkover survey (Sites 6a to 6d 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

Located at around 222m OD on the SE-facing slopes of Maol Buidhe are the degraded remains of four turf-built shielings, with a vegetation cover of heather, grass, rushes and moss. Walls averaging between 0.7m and 0.8m wide and surviving up to a maximum height of 0.8m. <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 6433 0747 (63m by 38m)
Map sheet NG60NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

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Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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