MHG55657 - Post-medieval shieling hut - Allt Beithe, Bracadale, Skye
A shieling hut was recorded during a walkover survey by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2012 at Allt Beithe, Bracadale, Skye, prior to a proposed woodland creation scheme.
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
A shieling hut was recorded during a walkover survey by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2012 at Allt Beithe, Bracadale, Skye, prior to a proposed woodland creation scheme. It was a stone-built structure measuring 8m NW-SE by 5m over walls spread 0.8m and up to 1m high. It had a 1m-wide entrance in the east wall. A later twinning pen had been constructed in the north-west corner (see MHG55658). There was evidence of other shieling cells built around the main structure but these were very degraded and mostly indiscernible. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 38790 39557 (6m by 13m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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