MHG55682 - 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 SSW-facing outcrop and was under grass and rushes. The north cell measured 5.8m north-south by 5m, the south cell measured 3.5m east-west by 1.8m over walls 0.7m wide and 0.6m high. There was a 0.8m wide entrance in the south-west end. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 38139 39378 (7m by 6m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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