MHG55663 - Post-medieval shieling hut group - Braon a' Mheallain, Bracadale, Skye

Summary

A multi-celled shieling hut group was recorded during a walkover survey by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2012 at Braon a' Mheallain, Bracadale, Skye, prior to a proposed woodland creation scheme.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A multi-celled shieling hut group was recorded during a walkover survey by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2012 at Braon a' Mheallain, Bracadale, Skye, prior to a proposed woodland creation scheme. It was located on a west-facing spur constructed of stone and turf overlying a possible hut circle (see MHG55645). There were four individual cells, measuring 2-5m in diameter over walls 0.7m wide, 1m high, and the remains of an attached twinning pen (see MHG55664). The remains of a stone and turf enclosure was attached to the shieling group. <1>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NG 38462 40781 (7m by 6m)
Map sheet NG34SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish BRACADALE

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