MHG55318 - Shieling group, Kilbeg


The remains of at least five turf-built shielings identified during a walkover survey (sites 26a to 26e 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

Situated on the south-facing slopes of Maol Buidhe at 140m OD and to the west of a small stream and enclosure wall are the degraded remains of at least 5 turf-built shielings. Walls averaging 0.8m thick and surviving up to a maximum height of 0.5m. <1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 6406 0727 (23m by 25m) (2 map features)
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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