MHG56459 - Possible shielings - Sheilton, near Canisbay
The possible location of post-medieval shielings indicated by placename evidence at Sheilton near Canisbay.
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING? (16th Century to 18th Century - 1560 AD? to 1800 AD?)
- None recorded
A small farmstead comprising a single building with adjacent enclosures depicted on the 1st edition map at Crackersfield, Caithness. (Caithness 1877, sheet vii).
This site was visited by SUAT in 2004 during a walkover survey in advance of a proposed windfarm development. No evidence was found for the possible shielings and the site was covered in growing heather. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2814 7016 (91m by 91m)|
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