MHG56012 - Shieling - Braehour, Halkirk


A shieling noted by RoCAS during a DBA and walkover survey in 2012 on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A shieling was noted during a DBA and walkover survey by RoCAS in 2012 on behalf of Forestry Commission Scotland. Located on the S side of the burn was a large grass-covered, sub-oval mound measuring 15m east to west by 8m and up to 2.2m high. It was covered in tussocks with some indication of banks, spread 0.8-1m wide and up to 0.6m high, on the east and southeast sides. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 0861 5260 (11m by 7m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05SE
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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