MHG55676 - 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 stone and boulder built structure had been constructed at the base of a SSE-facing outcrop and was under grass and rushes. The two cells were connected by a creep: the west cell was 2.2m across, the east cell 5.5m east-west by 4.5m over walls 1m wide and 0.5m high. The 0.6m-wide elongated entrance was 1.5m long. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 38535 39900 (6m by 3m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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