MHG55680 - Post-medieval shieling hut - Creagan Breaca, Bracadale, Skye
A double celled 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 celled 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 double cell structure was connected by a creep: the south-west cell measured 4.5m NW-SE by 3.5m, the north-east cell was 4.2m NE-SW by 3.2m over walls 0.7m wide and 0.6m high. The entrance in the north-east end measured 0.7m. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 38527 39869 (4m by 4m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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