MHG55672 - Post-medieval shieling hut - Creagan Breaca, Bracadale, Skye
A double cell shieling hut was recorded during a walkover survey by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2012 at Creagan Breaca, 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 double cell shieling hut was recorded during a walkover survey by West Coast Archaeological Services in 2012 at Creagan Breaca, Bracadale, Skye, prior to a proposed woodland creation scheme. The structure was covered in grass and heather and constructed from stone or turf. Its dimensions were: south-east cell 4m diameter, north-west cell 2.5m NE-SW by 1.5m over walls spread 1m wide and up to 0.3m high. The 0.6m-wide entrance was in the south-east wall. It overlay a possible earlier turf shieling 6m diameter. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 38566 40215 (5m by 5m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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